ISPE Glossary of Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Terminology

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Latency

(ISO) The time interval between the instant at which a CPU's instruction control unit initiates a call for data and the instant at which the actual transfer of the data starts. Synonymous: Waiting Time.

Publication Source: FDA Glossary of Computerized System and Software Development Technology

Latency

The time between exposure and the first appearance of an effect.

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