quiescence


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quiescence

Inactive, resting, silent Medtalk A period during which an infection is present but not active in a host Examples TB; chickenpox and recrudescence as herpes zoster–shingles. Cf Latency.

quiescence

a period during which development is suspended as a result of adverse environmental conditions.
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Citation: Georgios Kalamakis et al., Quiescence Modulates Stem Cell Maintenance and Regenerative Capacity in the Aging Brain.
A continuous image of rate changes in the earthquake activity and plotting the areas showing seismic quiescence in space and time can be provided by ZMAP by plotting in geographical coordinates.
To demonstrate that parasite survival against exposure to artemisinin resulted from quiescence involving a proliferation blockade (11), sorbitol treatment was performed immediately after a 24-h exposure of synchronized ring-stage cultures to 11 [micro]mol/L artemisinin in the ring-stage growth arrest assay (11).
In this study, the region-time-length (RTL) algorithm has been implemented to the catalogue of earthquakes which occurred in the period from 2000 to 2010 and we discuss the phases of seismic activation and quiescence preceding the M = 4.8 event in 2010.
The percentage of tubular area was significantly higher during culmination than in quiescence (P < .001) (Table 2) but did not differ significantly between the remaining stages.
During quiescence these lines slowly reduce in strength as the disc gradually cools.
The second method is to strive for an understanding of the theory of Voidness based on the prior development of single-minded concentration in mental quiescence meditation.
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Those interactions point toward a theme of managerial quiescence and lead to recommendations for additional research focusing on how the perceptions of institution prestige relate to various measures of uncertainty and strategy effectiveness.
Some in the 112th Congress, aside from supporting additional economic sanctions against Iran, believe the United States should provide additional vocal and material support to the democracy movement in Iran, despite the relative quiescence of the opposition "Green Movement" since early 2010.
Subsequently, a period of tectonic quiescence occurred in the northern Himalaya simultaneous with shortening occurring further south.
Future's Deputy also lambasted the Mikati-led government's quiescence over what is happening in the northern prefecture.