latency

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

la·ten·cy

noun \ˈlāt-ən-sē\
plural la·ten·cies

Definition of LATENCY

1
: the quality or state of being latent; especially : the state or period of living or developing in a host without producing symptoms—used of an infective agent or disease <the infamous latency of the virus causing herpes simplex>
3
: the interval between stimulation and response—called also latent period

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