hyposensitization

noun
hy·​po·​sen·​si·​ti·​za·​tion | \ ˌhī-pō-ˌsen(t)-sə-tə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce hyposensitization (audio) , -ˌsen(t)-stə-ˈzā- \

Definition of hyposensitization

: the state or process of being reduced in sensitivity especially to an allergen : desensitization

Other Words from hyposensitization

hyposensitize \ ˌhī-​pō-​ˈsen(t)-​sə-​ˌtīz How to pronounce hyposensitize (audio) \ transitive verb

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1922, in the meaning defined above

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“Hyposensitization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyposensitization. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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hyposensitization

noun
hy·​po·​sen·​si·​ti·​za·​tion
variants: or chiefly British hyposensitisation \ -​ˌsen(t)-​sət-​ə-​ˈzā-​shən, -​ˌsen(t)-​stə-​ˈzā-​ How to pronounce hyposensitisation (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyposensitization

: the state or process of being reduced in sensitivity especially to an allergen : desensitization

Other Words from hyposensitization

hyposensitize or chiefly British hyposensitise \ -​ˈsen(t)-​sə-​ˌtīz How to pronounce hyposensitise (audio) \ transitive verb hyposensititized or chiefly British hyposensitised; hyposensitizing or chiefly British hyposensitising

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