latent

Definitions

General English

  • adjective present but not yet developed; hidden

Media Studies

  • adjective of thoughts, feelings or desires, dormant or undeveloped but able to develop normally under suitable conditions
  • noun of thoughts, feelings or desires, present or existing but in an underdeveloped or unexpressed form

Medical

  • adjective referring to a disease which is present in the body but does not show any signs
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