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Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are used for cultivating bacteria...

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incubator

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are used for cultivating bacteria...

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incubator

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 21 words.

A device that provides a microenvironment favorable to the growth and development of organisms such as bacteria or fertilized eggs.

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incubator

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 33 words.

n. a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator

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incubator

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 17 words.

meaning ‘a device for keeping a baby at a constant temperature’, is spelt -or not -er.

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incubator

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 5 words.

Spelt -or, not -er.

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incubator

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 39 words.

any closable, heat‐insulated cabinet that is maintained at a constant internal temperature (and, sometimes, humidity and/or atmosphere) and that is

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incubator

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 17 words.

meaning ‘a device for keeping a baby at a constant temperature’, is spelt -or not -er.

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incubator <i>n.</i>

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 60 words.

A piece of laboratory equipment consisting of a closed chamber used for the cultivation of bacteria or fungi on solid

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incubator <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 31 words.

a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are

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incubator <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 31 words.

a transparent container for keeping premature babies in controlled conditions and protecting them from infection. Other forms of incubator are

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