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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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Long latency periods, low incidence rates of most types of cancer, and appropriate selection of nondeployed controls present challenges for investigators wishing to evaluate postdeployment cancer risk.
A twelve-month latency period likely imposes little of those costs given that most states have legislative sessions of limited duration, which realistically limits the number of changes that can occur over the period.
Our findings suggest that both 50 [micro]g OM and MS, administered on an outpatient basis, are safe and effective agents for inducing labour in uncomplicated post-term singleton pregnancies, with OM having the advantages of a shorter latency period, less need for oxytocin augmentation in labour and shorter duration of labour.
Denying Yoshida's illness was related to radiation exposure, TEPCO said the latency period for esophageal cancer is at least five years.
The team built a two-year gap or latency period between when they measured caffeine consumption and their assessment for depression to make sure they were not just capturing women who were too depressed to be regular coffee drinkers.
3) The latency period in these 4 cases refers to the time elapsed between the administration of an intramuscular antipsychotic and the diagnosis of possible NMS.
If this association is causal, then our findings would suggest a long latency period for prostate cancer development after HSV-2 infection," they noted.
The latency period between splenic injury and detection of splenosis is between 5 and 10 years in most cases.
This is especially true during the Latency period (from around age 8 until puberty at age 12-14), when many pre-adolescent children are repulsed by the opposite sex.
As the latency period increases, the effect of any double discounting increases as well.
Worryingly, since glioma has a potential latency period of a quarter century _ longer than cell phones have been in widespread use _ even the study's authors say there is no way yet to tell how big the risk is, if there is one.