preincubate

transitive verb
pre·​in·​cu·​bate | \-ˈiŋ-kyə-ˌbāt, -ˈin- \
preincubated; preincubating

Medical Definition of preincubate 

: to incubate (as a cell or a culture) prior to a treatment or process red cells were preincubated with cholinergic ligands— D. P. Richman et al

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