sensitization

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sen·si·ti·za·tion

noun

Definition of SENSITIZATION

1
: the action or process of making sensitive or hypersensitive <allergic sensitization of the skin>
2
: the process of becoming sensitive or hypersensitive (as to an antigen); also : the resulting state
3
: a form of nonassociative learning characterized by an increase in responsiveness upon repeated exposure to a stimulus—compare habituation 3

Variants of SENSITIZATION

sen·si·ti·za·tion also British sen·si·ti·sa·tion \ˌsen(t)-sət-ə-ˈzā-shən, ˌsen(t)-stə-ˈzā-\

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