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Definition 1: maintaining something at the most favorable temperature for its development - [noun denoting act]

(incubation is a kind of ...) the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

"no medical care was required" "the old car needs constant attention"

Definition 2: sitting on eggs so as to hatch them by the warmth of the body - [noun denoting process]

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(incubation is a kind of ...) the process of giving birth

Definition 3: (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear - [noun denoting time]

(incubation is a kind of ...) any distinct time period in a sequence of events

"we are in a transitional stage in which many former ideas must be revised or rejected"

(... is part of incubation) the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms

(incubation belongs to category ...) the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases

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