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Synonyms for incubation
ˌɪn kyəˈbeɪ ʃən, ˌɪŋ-in·cu·ba·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. incubationnoun

    maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development

    Synonyms:
    brooding

  2. incubationnoun

    (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear

    Synonyms:
    brooding

  3. brooding, incubationnoun

    sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body

    Synonyms:
    brooding, pensiveness

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  1. List of paraphrases for "incubation":

    hatching, incubating, incubator, hcw, preincubation

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How to use incubation in a sentence?

  1. William Jennings Bryan:

    Do not compute the totality of your poultry population until all the manifestations of incubation have been entirely completed.

  2. Health Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert:

    The MMR vaccine works faster than the incubation of the disease, this disease has affected mainly children in the county.

  3. Cesare Galli:

    We brought 10 oocytes back from Kenya, five from each female. After incubation, seven matured and were suitable for fertilization.

  4. Alex Azar:

    Dr. Redfield and I made the offer on January 6th - 36 days ago, 60,000 cases and 1,300 deaths ago, we made the offer to send the The CDC experts in to assist their Chinese colleagues to get to the bottom of key scientific questions like, how transmissible is this disease ? What is the severity ? What is the incubation period and can there be asymptomatic transmission ?

  5. David Heymann:

    Infectious agents travel around in humans many times within their incubation period.

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