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Synonyms for extrinsic

Synonyms for extrinsic

not part of the essential nature of a thing

Antonyms for extrinsic

not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside

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Competent vectors must support virus replication during the extrinsic incubation period to be able to transmit virus.
Virus titers will also vary according to the duration of the extrinsic incubation period.
Temperature promotes mosquito larva development, expands the geographic range of the vector, increases the biting rate, and shortens the extrinsic incubation period (Keating, 2001).
Here is a clue: he discovered the extrinsic incubation period of yellow fever.
Even if infected mosquitoes gain entry to such buildings, the artificially dry atmosphere lowers their survival rate, and the cool temperature extends the extrinsic incubation period, reducing the likelihood of transmission.