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quiescent
American English: /kwiˈɛsnt/
, /kwaɪˈɛsnt/
British English: /kwɪˈɛs(ə)nt/
, /kwʌɪˈɛs(ə)nt/

Translation of quiescent in Spanish:

adjective

  • [formal]
    (state)
    quiescente [formal]
    (period)
    de inactividad
    Example sentences
    • Her prior medical history was otherwise only remarkable for a quiescent ulcerative colitis.
    • The tumor is usually benign and remains histologically quiescent for a long period of time.
    • During fasting, or between meals, the gastrointestinal tract is not completely quiescent.

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