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incubator

Pronunciation: /ˈɪŋkjəbeɪtər; ˈɪŋkjʊbeɪtə(r)/

Translation of incubator in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [Biology/Biología] [Medicine/Medicina] [Zoology/Zoología] incubadora (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The men raised £655.28 for BLISS - a charity which provides incubators to hospitals with premature babies.
    • The baby will be placed in a special incubator in an intensive care unit and monitored around the clock.
    • In the go-go days, dot.coms went public and were coddled by investors like premature babies in incubators.
    Example sentences
    • He had to balance conditions inside the incubator to make sure the fungus would not grow and the eggs would not dry up.
    • While sealing containers with parafilm can adversely affect plant growth, maximum elongation of the well-watered controls on filter boards was similar whether they were sealed with parafilm or grown in a ventilated incubator.
    • The new embryos are grown in an incubator for several days and then implanted into recipient females.

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