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quiescence

Inactive, resting, silent Medtalk A period during which an infection is present but not active in a host Examples TB; chickenpox and recrudescence as herpes zoster–shingles. Cf Latency.

quiescence

a period during which development is suspended as a result of adverse environmental conditions.

quiescence (kwēes´ens),

n a state of inactivity, quietness, or dormancy. In cell biology, it refers to that period when a cell is not dividing. E.g., if a neuron is not firing, or a muscle cell is not contracting, these cells are in a quiescent state.
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There are still occasional stories about high-profile bombings or military campaigns in obscure places though, but the bulk of the news is about quiescence in old hot spots and political manoeuvring by pro-Saudi factions.
We previously reported that artemisinin resistance results from the capacity of young intraerythrocytic F32-ART parasites (ring-stage parasites) to arrest their cell cycle and enter a quiescence state (9,10).
initial hardships overcome by hard work and frugality, an invariable commitment to political quiescence and conservatism," and, eventually, modest success and a legacy now woven into the Canadian social fabric (Knight and Koizumi, A Man of Our Times: The Life-History of a Japanese-Canadian Fisherman, Vancouver, 1976, p.
The content of the services to be provided is - Replacement of the plate and the bowl of BAES (fluorescent or LED source) with those of leds BAES,- Connection to the central management unaddressed blocks (TIM)- Replacement or addition of quiescence case (TLU) of BAES in power supply cabinets.
th], the session topics include lectures on breast cancer biology, tumor quiescence, new approaches to immunotherapy, and the genomics of metastatic tumors to the central nervous system.
Rudolph Flesch's bestseller Why Johnny Can't Read and What You Can Do About It was back in full swing, following a period of relative quiescence.
But this quiescence cannot be taken for granted and the country needs to know who will be the president and who will be its chief executive as soon as possible.
However, the committee opinion on gynecologic concerns is not forceful enough in its statement on the use of gonadotropin-releasing agonists to induce ovarian quiescence in an effort to preserve ovarian function and fertility after cytotoxic treatment in those who have reached sexual development, she said, explaining that the opinion states that results have been mixed, that a meta-analysis showed only a slight increase in ovarian function, and that evidence is currently not strong enough to recommend their use for this purpose.
Netanyahu knows, on the evidence of the previous two wars, that Hamas can be battered into temporary quiescence but not destroyed.
Part meditative memoir, part poetic quiescence, part photographic testimony, Recovering Place: Reflections on Stone Hill is a coffee-table book filled with thoughts and pictures from the Berkshire Mountains, home to author, photographer, and sculptor Mark C.
The earlier onset of sleeping through the night in the absence of breastfeeding could thus be interpreted as the facultative quiescence of an ineffective function.
15) Based on these parameters, the reproductive stage was classified as 1 of 4 stages: quiescence, progression, culmination (identified by the presence of specific germ cells (10)), and regression (identified by the presence of spermatophages and/or cellular detritus peeling from the epithelium into the lumen, with only basal spermatogonia).