latent nystagmus n.
A jerky nystagmus that is brought out by covering one eye.
noun 1. Also, latency period. Pathology. the interval between exposure to a carcinogen, toxin, or disease-causing organism and development of a consequent disease. 2. Physiology. the interval between stimulus and reaction. noun 1. the incubation period of an infectious disease, before symptoms appear 2. another name for latent time latent period n. latent period
- Latent reflex
latent reflex n. A reflex considered as normal but which usually appears only under a pathological condition that makes its manifestation more likely.
noun, Mathematics, Now Rare. 1. (def 2).
- Latent schizophrenia
latent schizophrenia n. A condition characterized by symptoms of schizophrenia but lacking a psychotic schizophrenic episode.