latent homosexuality n.
A sexual tendency toward members of the same sex that is not consciously recognized or not expressed overtly.
- Latent hyperopia
latent hyperopia n. Abbr. Hl Hyperopia that can be overcome by accommodation and can only be revealed by administration of a mydriatic drug.
noun, Photography. 1. an invisible image, produced on a sensitized emulsion by exposure to light, that will emerge in development. noun 1. (photog) the invisible image produced by the action of light, etc, on silver halide crystals suspended in the emulsion of a photographic material. It becomes visible after development
- Latent learning
noun 1. (psychol) learning mediated neither by reward nor by the expectation of reward latent learning n. Learning that is not the result of determined effort and is not evident at the time it occurs, but remains latent until a need for it arises.
[leyt-nt] /ˈleɪt nt/ adjective 1. present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential: latent ability. 2. Pathology. (of an infectious agent or disease) remaining in an inactive or hidden phase; dormant. 3. Psychology. existing in unconscious or dormant form but potentially able to achieve expression: a latent emotion. 4. Botany. (of buds that […]