latent period


noun

  1. Also latency period. Pathology. the interval between exposure to a carcinogen, toxin, or disease-causing organism and development of a consequent disease.
  2. Physiology. the interval between stimulus and reaction.

noun

  1. the incubation period of an infectious disease, before symptoms appear
  2. another name for latent time

n.

  1. The period elapsing between the application of a stimulus and the obvious response, such as the contraction of a muscle.
  2. The interval between exposure to an infectious organism or a carcinogen and the clinical appearance of disease.incubation period

  1. The interval between exposure to an infectious organism or a carcinogen and the appearance of symptoms or signs of disease.
  2. The period elapsing between the application of a stimulus and the expected response, such as the contraction of a muscle.

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