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o·ver·win·ter·ing

(ō'vĕr-win'tĕr-ing),
Persistence of an infectious agent in its vector for extended periods, such as the cooler winter months, during which the vector has no opportunity to be reinfected or to infect another host.

overwintering

[-win′təring]
persistence of seasonal infectious agents beyond their normal period of activity, particularly warm weather pathogen vectors that remain operative into the winter months.

o·ver·win·ter·ing

(ō'vĕr-win'tĕr-ing)
Persistence of an infectious agent in its vector for extended periods, such as the cooler winter months, during which the vector has no opportunity to be reinfected or to infect another host.

overwintering

the process of passing the winter. For example, some insects overwinter in a pupal stage, some migratory birds overwinter outside the normal breeding area.

overwintering

the ability of animals, plants or parasites to survive outdoors through a winter season.
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My father in law overwinters as many plants as he can in small conservatory but when he ran out of space an ancient son of the soil suggested the interment method.
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