Incubation-period



noun, Pathology.
1.
the period between infection and the appearance of signs of a disease.
noun
1.
(med) the time between exposure to an infectious disease and the appearance of the first signs or symptoms Sometimes shortened to incubation

incubation period n.

The amount of time it takes for symptoms of a disease to appear after an individual is infected (see infection) with the pathogen that causes the disease.

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