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qui·es·cent

(kwī-es'ĕnt),
At rest or inactive.

quiescent

(kwē-ĕs′ənt, kwī-)
adj.
1. Quiet, still, or inactive.
2. Medicine Asymptomatic: a quiescent infection.

qui·es′cence n.
qui·es′cent·ly adv.

quiescent

[kwī·es′ənt]
1 inactive, quiet, or at rest.
2 latent.
3 dormant.

qui·es·cent

(kwī-es'ĕnt)
At rest or inactive. Used to describe a disorder or conditions.
Compare: latent, dormant

quiescent

Of a disease, inactive or dormant.

quiescent

at rest; latent; the G0 stage of the cell cycle.
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