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incubate

 [in´ku-bāt]
1. to subject to or to undergo incubation.
2. material that has undergone incubation.

incubate

/in·cu·bate/ (in´ku-bāt)
1. to subject to or to undergo incubation.
2. material that has undergone incubation.

incubate

(ĭn′kyə-bāt′, ĭng′-)
v. incu·bated, incu·bating, incu·bates
v.tr.
1. To sit on (eggs) to provide heat, so as to promote embryonic development and the hatching of young; brood.
2.
a. To maintain (eggs, organisms, or living tissue) at optimal environmental conditions for growth and development.
b. To maintain (a chemical or biochemical system) under specific conditions in order to promote a particular reaction.
3. To be infected with (a pathogen) before manifesting signs or symptoms of an infectious disease.
v.intr.
1. To brood eggs.
2. To develop and hatch.
3. To undergo incubation.

in′cu·ba′tive adj.

incubate

1. to subject to or to undergo incubation.
2. material that has undergone incubation.
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