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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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Initially 21 rabbits were included, but 3(14%) were excluded before the end of the latency period.
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.
6) Currently, PSReA is accepted to be a separate disorder from ARF by the following features: a shorter latency period between the infection and the onset of arthritis, lack of response to salicylates, lower acute phase reactants; absence of carditis, and more severe arthritis.
Caused by long-term exposure to high levels of asbestos, asbestosis has a latency period of 25 to 40 years.
Some of these illnesses have such long latency periods a person could be infected for years before showing any symptoms.
Idiosyncratic reactions have a longer latency period of months to years before the onset of pancreatitis while the onset of hypersensitivity reactions is earlier (i.
Of course, from a pure tax-policy perspective, the use of a latency period runs the risk of unnecessarily limiting state power.
Generally DO consists of four consistent phases: osteotomy and device placement; latency period of primary healing from 1 to 7 days; active distraction; at a rate of 0.
These figures could also rise up to around 10,000 per annum until around 2020 due to the disease latency period.
Further difficulty arises from the long latency period for many cancers, which tends to obscure the connection between exposure to carcinogens and later health effects.
23) for studies with a latency period and a mean-SMR of 133 (95% CI: 114 to 155; p = 0.