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prepatent period

noun pre·pa·tent period \-ˈpāt-ənt-\

Definition of PREPATENT PERIOD

:  the period between infection with a parasite and the demonstration of the parasite in the body especially as determined by the recovery of an infective form (as oocysts or eggs) from the blood or feces
March 27, 2015
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Tranquilly at rest or causing no trouble
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