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eclipse period

[i′klips ‚pir·ē·əd]
(virology)
A phase in the proliferation of viral particles during which the virus cannot be detected in the host cell.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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This rare astronomical phenomenon occurred last century, about 100 years ago, said Bo Abbas, noting that the moon will turn to deep red at the total eclipse phase and will be at the furthest point away from earth, which is about 402,000 km.
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