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la·ten·cy

 (lāt′n-sē)
n. pl. la·ten·cies
1. The state or quality of being latent.
2. Psychology The latency period.
3. A latent period.
4. The time interval between initiating a query, transmission, or process, and receiving or detecting the results, often given as an average value over a large number of events.

la•ten•cy

(ˈleɪt n si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state of being latent.
[1630–40]

latency

The time period between a request for a network to perform an action and the action being carried out.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.latency - (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
access time - (computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the drive; "access time is the sum of seek time and rotational latency and command processing overhead"
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
2.latency - the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
3.latency - the state of being not yet evident or active
potential, potentiality, potency - the inherent capacity for coming into being

latency

noun
The condition of being temporarily inactive:
Translations
latencezpoždění
latenssiviive
レイテンシ

latency

[ˈleɪtənsɪ] Nestado m latente

latency

nLatenz f

la·ten·cy

n. latencia, acto de permanecer latente;
___ periodperíodo de ___.
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Fraser and his colleagues to ask about how long it took patients to get to sleep while they were participating in the study, compared with their normal sleep latency.
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The PSQI comprises seven main components: (i) subjective sleep quality, (ii) sleep latency, (iii) sleep duration, (iv) habitual sleep efficiency, (v) sleep disturbances, (vi) use of sleep medications, and (vii) daytime dysfunction.
The patient was investigated for different prediagnoses and was eventually diagnosed as having narcolepsy and cataplexy through polysomnography and multiple sleep latency tests thirteen months after the first presentation.
Cell Phone usage before bed was associated with increased sleep latency, awakenings throughout the night, and waking up too early (Thomee, Eklof, Gustafsson, Nilsson, & Hagberg, 2007).
PSG and multiple sleep latency tests (MSLT) were performed during their episodes and the results were evaluated.
It was observed that in the GABA control group, sleep latency, the time between wakefulness and the first stage of sleep, was greatly reduced.
At higher doses it may cause a decrease in sleep latency on the multiple sleep latency test.
This test differentiates sleep by measuring seven components as: subjective sleep quality, sleep latency, sleep duration, habitual sleep efficiency, sleep disturbances, use of sleeping medications, and daytime dysfunction over the last month.