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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
incubation /,inkju'beiʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự ấp trứng
      • artificial incubation: sự ấp trứng nhân tạo
    • (y học) thời kỳ ủ bệnh
Concise Dictionary
incubations‚ɪnkjə'beɪʃn /-kjʊ'b-
+maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development
+(pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear
+sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [U] the HATCHING of eggs: artificial incubation (= using artificial warmth)
2 [C] (also incubation period) (medical or biology) the time between sb being infected with a disease and the appearance of the first SYMPTOMS (= signs)
3 [U] (biology) the development and growth of bacteria, etc.

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