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incubation period

n
(Pathology) med the time between exposure to an infectious disease and the appearance of the first signs or symptoms. Sometimes shortened to: incubation
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Noun1.incubation period - the period between infection and the appearance of symptoms of the disease
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
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incubation period

n (Med) → Inkubationszeit f
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incubation period

n(periodo di) incubazione f
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where [X.sub.1], [X.sub.2], [X.sub.3], [X.sub.4], and [X.sub.5] represent temperature, oil concentration, inoculum size, pH, and incubation time, respectively.
NAC exerted a biphasic effect on the intracellular ROS levels depending on incubation time; the antioxidant effect was seen within 2h after NAC treatment, however, a pro-oxidant effect was evident after 48 h treatment.
Fate further demonstrated that performing incubation of the hematopoietic stem cells at 38-degrees Celsius and increasing the incubation time from 1 to 2 hours elicited a much stronger gene and protein expression response that correlated with improved engraftment in animal models.
FDS-NPs were tested with targets on the effects of incubation time and particle concentration and with nontarget bacteria in terms of specificity.
After 2 hours USPIO incubation time, the cellular iron content was only slightly higher than that of the unlabeled cells.
The intestinal kinetic absorptive behavior of cryptotanshinone was studied in the gut sac model at different incubation time periods from 10 to 70 min.
The two independent variables were the additives ratio (A) and incubation time (B).
System qualification parameters for the validation were defined; namely, optimal incubation time, the fluorescence reagent quantity and the possibility of microorganism's identification after the fluorescence staining and method specificity.
The centre will offer support to technologies that need short incubation time from three to 12 months and low investment.
incubation time from 3 to 12 months, and low investment or to support existing