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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 incubation period (the period from infection to appearance of illness) of measles ranges from seven days to 21 days.
Odor offensiveness was determined using 18 panelists from day 1 and day 16 of incubation period at the Discipline of Animal and Poultry Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.
It means that LED lighting affect the incubation period. It can also affect the hatch window of eggs.
For this same incubation period, as incubation periods increase, [CL.sub.50] also increased, indicating the need for a higher oil concentration to inhibit 50% of spore germination.
With increasing temperatures, feeding increases because of enhanced metabolism of the mosquito, leading to shorter incubation period.
Implementation of heat inactivation method requires very precise control of experimental conditions such as temperature and incubation period. Incubation is done at 65[degrees]C for 5 min.
To estimate the incubation period distribution, we first defined the exposure period as either the duration of travel if a person experienced illness after return from travel or the time from beginning of travel to the onset of illness if the traveler became ill during travel (Figure 1, panel A).
The Pst infection of a wheat leaf in the incubation period of stripe rust can be detected accurately and qualitatively by detecting the presence of wheat stripe rust pathogen using molecular biology techniques such as polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay and loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay [7-9].
40 cycles at 94degC (1 min), 38 degC (1 min), 72 degC (2 min) and incubation period at 72 degC for 5 min.
The incubation period of rabies (defined as the interval between exposure and the onset of clinical disease) is usually 20 to 90 days.
We determine that of the 817 incubated funds in our sample, 354 or 43.33% have negative incubation period performance when measured by an equally weighted objective alpha.