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incubation

in·cu·ba·tion

incubation

 
pronunciation:
Ingk y beI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of incubating, or the state of being incubated.
definition 2: the period between the contraction of an infection and the first appearance of symptoms.
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derivation: incubational (adj.)