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prepatent period
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
Period between infection with a parasite and the production of eggs by a female; equivalent to the incubation period of microbial infections, but biologically different because the parasite is going through developmental stages in the host.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/34028
Used For
pre-patent period
Broader Term
disease course
Related Term
infectious disease incubation period
latent period
parasitoses
Spanish
período prepatente
Term Number
34028