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latent

 [la´tent]
dormant or concealed; not manifest; potential.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

la·tent

(lā'tent),
Not manifest, dormant, but potentially discernible.
[L. lateo, pres. p. latens (-ent-), to lie hidden]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

latent

(lāt′nt)
adj.
1. Medicine Present but not symptomatic: a latent virus.
2. Biology Being in a condition of biological rest or inactivity characterized by cessation of growth or development and the suspension of many metabolic processes: a latent bud.
3. Psychology Present and accessible in the unconscious mind but not consciously expressed.

la′tent·ly adv.
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latent

adjective Dormant. Cf Active.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

la·tent

(lā'tĕnt)
Not manifest; dormant, but potentially discernible.
[L. lateo, pres. p. latens (-ent-), to lie hidden]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

latent

Present but not manifest. Not yet having an effect.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

latent

inactive, but having the potential for activity as in dormant buds or the resting stages of organisms.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Latent

A nonactive virus which is in a dormant state within a cell. The herpes virus is latent in the nervous system.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

la·tent

(lā'tĕnt)
Not manifest, dormant, but potentially discernible.
[L. lateo, pres. p. latens (-ent-), to lie hidden]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
(1.) Sur la latence, voir "Crise de l'objet", dans Le Surrealisme et la peinture.
Ainsi en est-il de Mme Hera lorsqu' elle vient nous consulter: alors que nous la sollicitons sur ce qu'elle vit presentement avec/dans l'obesite, elle ouvre d'emblee la porte du passe reveillant les charges traumatiques restees jusqu'alors en latence chez elle.
Le temps de latence sera egalement fortement reduit avec la 5G.
Le temps de latence de tous ces investissements est ainsi bel et bien arrive a son terme, et il est donc naturel que les Algeriens puissent en gouter les premiers fruits.
En terme de debit, la 5G est mesure de prendre en charge des vitesses beaucoup plus significatives, tout en assurant une latence plus faible que celle de la 4G.