incubation period

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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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