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la·ten·cy

npl  -cies  1  :  the quality or state of being latent : esp  :  the state or period of living or developing in a host without producing symptoms - used of an infective agent or disease <the infamous of the virus causing herpes simplex>   2  :  LATENCY PERIOD 1  3  :  the interval between stimulation and response - called also latent period  .
 
 

 
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