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latency

 [la´ten-se]
1. a state of seeming inactivity or being latent.
2. the time between the instant of stimulation and the beginning of a response.

la·ten·cy

(lā'ten-sē),
1. The state of being latent.
2. In conditioning, or other behavioral experiments, the period of apparent inactivity between the time the stimulus is presented and the moment a response occurs.
3. In psychoanalysis, the period of time from approximately age 5 years to puberty.

latency

(lāt′n-sē)
n. pl. laten·cies
1. The state or quality of being latent.
2. Psychology The latency period.
3. A latent period.
4. The time interval between initiating a query, transmission, or process, and receiving or detecting the results, often given as an average value over a large number of events.

la·ten·cy

(lā'tĕn-sē)
1. The state of being latent.
2. In conditioning, or other behavioral experiments, the period of apparent inactivity between the time the stimulus is presented and the moment a response occurs.
3. psychoanalysis The period of time from approximately age five to puberty.
4. In physiology, delay between a stimulus and a response, especially with reference to auditory and neural conduction velocity tests.

Latency

The period of inactivity between the time a stimulus is provided and the time a response occurs.
Mentioned in: Pickwickian Syndrome
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