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Meaning of LATENT PERIOD

Pronunciation:  'leytnt 'peereeud

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the time that elapses before the presence of a disease is manifested by symptoms
  2. [n]  the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
 
 Synonyms: latency, reaction time, response time
 
 See Also: interval, time interval

 

 

 

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