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hypersensitive

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adjective hy·per·sen·si·tive \ˌhī-pər-ˈsen(t)-sət-iv, -ˈsen(t)-stiv\

Medical Definition of hypersensitive

  1. 1:  excessively or abnormally sensitive

  2. 2:  abnormally susceptible physiologically to a specific agent (as a drug or antigen)

hypersensitiveness noun
hypersensitivity \-ˌsen(t)-sə-ˈtiv-ət-ē\play noun plural hypersensitivities



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