Incubation

the growth of a pathogen so that it can enter a host.
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Incubation

Of a pathogen, its development, growth, and penetration of a plant prior to infection; or its activity within plant tissues subsequent to penetration and up to appearance of symptoms, signs of disease or both.
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incubation

[n] - (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear 2. [n] - maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development
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Incubation

In`cu·ba'tion noun [ Latin incubatio : confer French incubation .] 1. A sitting on eggs for the purpose of hatching young; a brooding on, or keeping warm, (eggs) to develop the life within, by any process. Ray. 2. (Medicine) The development of a disease fro
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incubation

<microbiology> The development of an infectious disease from the entrance of the pathogen to the appearance of clinical symptoms. ... Origin: L. Incubatio ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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incubation

noun maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development
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incubation

(in″ku-ba´shәn) the provision of proper conditions for growth and development, as for bacterial or tissue cultures. the development of an infectious disease from entrance of the pathogen to appearance of clinical symptoms. the development of the embryo in the egg of oviparous animals.&n...
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Incubation

• (n.) A sitting on eggs for the purpose of hatching young; a brooding on, or keeping warm, (eggs) to develop the life within, by any process. • (n.) The development of a disease from its causes, or its period of incubation. (See below.) • (n.) A sleeping in a consecrated place for the purpose of dreaming oracular dreams.Incubation:
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incubation

(from the article `plant disease`) ...of wounds, or natural openings—e.g., stomates [microscopic pores in leaf surfaces], hydathodes [stomatelike openings that secrete water], or ...
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incubation

(from the article `oracle`) ...casting of lots or the rustling of tree leaves, or more sophisticated, taking the form of a direct inquiry of an inspired person who then gave the ... ...were combined with other means of prophecy (such as animal sacrifice) and with efforts to heal the sick. In classical Greece, dreams became ... ...of ...
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incubation

the maintenance of uniform conditions of temperature and humidity to ensure the development of eggs or, under laboratory conditions, of certain ... [18 related articles]
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incubation

(L. incubatio) the development of an infectious disease from the entrance of the pathogen to the appearance of clinical symptoms.
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incubation

incubation 1. The act or process of incubating. 2. The state of being incubated. 3. In medicine, the development of an infection from the time the pathogen enters the body until signs or symptoms first appear. 4. The maintenance of an infant, especially a premature infant, in an environment of controlled temperature, humidity, and oxygen concent
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incubation

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′kyū-bā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Act of maintaining controlled environmental conditions for the purpose of favoring growth or development of microbial or tissue cultures or to maintain optimal conditions for a chemical or immunologic reaction. 2. Maintenance of an artificial environment for an infa
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Incubation

Incubation is the mode in which birds commonly bring forth their young, that of sitting on the eggs till they are hatched by the natural heat of the body. In general it is the female which undergoes the labour of incubation, but among some species, chiefly of monogamous birds, the male relieves the female while she seeks her nourishment; in others
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Incubation

The period of time from egg fertilization until hatching.
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Incubation

The period of time from when the eggs are laid to when they hatch. Generally, smaller birds have shorter incubation times, larger birds have larger incubation times.
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Incubation

Caring for eggs under conditions favorable for development.
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Incubation

the period of time from egg fertilization until hatching
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