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period

noun age, bout, continuance, course, duration, eon, epoch, era, hitch, interval, juncture, length of time, limited time, point, season, shift, span, spell, stage, stint, stretch, tenure, term, time, time interval, time stretch, tour, while
Associated concepts: period of redemption
See also: age, annum, cycle, date, duration, expiration, life, moratorium, tenure, term, time
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The only hamster for which third-passage brain homogenate resulted in a decrease in incubation period was the Chinese hamster.
If Hong Kong was where the young girl was infected, it would indicate an incubation period of 4.
If variant CJD has an incubation period of more than about 20 years then the cases seen so far could be just the tip of an iceberg.
The incubation period was defined as the time from exposure to symptom onset.
Two further healthcare workers, transported to the RVI last Friday have both been discharged and have now begun the 21-day incubation period.
Using hindsight, some of the learning at this last stage is to be able to recognise better in the future when you are in the risk incubation period - and to do something about promptly.
Long incubation periods decrease the efficiency of the laboratory and occupy space in automated ELISA systems.
Twenty-one of those tourists remained within the incubation period.
After an incubation period of one to six months, the onset symptoms, such as headache, fever and jaundice, may be sudden or gradual.
Dubai: The long incubation period -- nine to 10 days, of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), a viral respiratory illness, is good news according to a leading virology expert.
Malariologists have long recognized that the incubation period for malaria varies by strain and geographic latitude (10).
The incubation period is primarily affected by the initial egg mass and speed of embryonic development (Deeming 2002).