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latent period Saltos de línea: la¦tent period

Definición de latent period en inglés:


1 Medicine The period between infection with a virus or other microorganism and the onset of symptoms, or between exposure to radiation and the appearance of a cancer.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It is generally assumed that episodes of brain cancer that appear after latent periods of less than 10 years are merely coincidental associations, not sentinel indicators of causation.
  • As with tobacco, there will be a latent period between the onset of smoking and the development of lung damage, cardiovascular disease, or malignant change.
  • There is a long latent period of 20-40 years between exposure and disease expression.
2 Physiology The delay between the receipt of a stimulus by a sensory nerve and the response to it.
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