incubation period


incubation period

noun

Definition of INCUBATION PERIOD

:  the period between the infection of an individual by a pathogen and the manifestation of the illness or disease it causes

First Known Use of INCUBATION PERIOD

1879

incubation period

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INCUBATION PERIOD

: the period between the infection of an individual by a pathogen and the manifestation of the disease it causes

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