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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development; Sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body;

Usage examples (35)
  • CLEMENT: These are cases that have what we call incubation, that is, they have a respirator on them to assist breathing.
  • "They offer, in short, incubation for ideas questionably modern."
  • For long-term incubation, oocytes were cultured in MEM with 20\% foetal calf serum in a
  • VEM-like material that accumulated in incubation fluid when kidney slices were incubated anaerobically. for more
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