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incubation

[‚iŋ·kyə′bā·shən]
(chemistry)
Maintenance of chemical mixtures at specified temperatures for varying time periods to study chemical reactions, such as enzyme activity.
(medicine)
The phase of an infectious disease process between infection by the pathogen and appearance of symptoms.
(vertebrate zoology)
The act or process of brooding.
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