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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The first stage of invasion occurs in first trimester and involves the decidual component of spiral artery and second wave occurs in 2 nd trimester which involves the myometrial component and thus converting the whole length of spiral artery into a funnel like channel.
cingulata density during spring autumn and winter occurred in habitats where invasion was classified as initial whereas the lowest densities occurred in the stage of invasion completed during each season.
If the Q biotype is still in an early stage of invasion, then by using appropriate quarantine measures, its further spread into other states may be hindered or delayed.