Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

latent period

noun

Definition of latent period

  1. 1 :  the incubation period of a disease

  2. 2 :  the interval between stimulation and response



1837

First Known Use of latent period

1837


Learn More about latent period

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of latent period


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up latent period? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).