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Medical Term:

Sartwell incubation model

Pronunciation: sart'wel

Definition: mathematic model based on empiric observations, showing that incubation periods for communicable diseases have a log-normal distribution; model holds true for certain kinds of cancers that have well-defined external causes.

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