incubation

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noun in·cu·ba·tion \ˌiŋ-kyə-ˈbā-shən, ˌin-\

Definition of incubation

  1. 1 :  the act or process of incubating

  2. 2 :  incubation period

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First Known Use of incubation

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INCUBATION Defined for Kids

incubation

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noun in·cu·ba·tion \ˌiŋ-kyə-ˈbā-shən\

Definition of incubation for Students

  1. 1 :  the act or process of incubating incubation of eggs

  2. 2 :  the period of time between infection with germs and the appearance of symptoms of illness or disease


Medical Dictionary

incubation

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noun in·cu·ba·tion \ˌiŋ-kyə-ˈbā-shən, ˌin-\

Medical Definition of incubation

  1. 1:  the act or process of incubating

  2. 2:  incubation period

incubational

\-shnəl, -shən-əl\play adjective


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