quarantine period

quar·an·tine pe·ri·od

the time during which an infected individual or an area is kept isolated, avoiding contact with uninfected individuals; can be any specified period of time, varying with the disease in question. The term is derived from the Italian word for 40, because the period of isolation for people suspected of having plague in the medieval period was 40 days.

quar·an·tine pe·ri·od

(kwōrăn-tēn pērē-ŏd)
Time during which an infected individual or an area is kept isolated, avoiding contact with uninfected people; can be any period of time, varying with possible disease. The term is derived from the Italian word for 40, because the period of isolation for people suspected of having plague in the medieval period was 40 days.
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After the prescribed quarantine period, the shipments will be cleared for use.
According to those reports, after it was planted, the tree had to be uprooted and subjected to a normal quarantine period for a plant brought from a foreign country to the United States.
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He said it would go under a quarantine period and would be released with other animals if found healthy.
Information plates with data on the preparation used and the quarantine period are placed on the already processed places.
The quarantine period was extended from eight months to 12.
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The quarantine period for cats and dogs was extended to a year impossipuzzles "It's for our gang," Andy explained.
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