sensitizer

noun
sen·​si·​tiz·​er
variants: also British sensitiser \ -​ər How to pronounce sensitiser (audio) \

Medical Definition of sensitizer

: one that sensitizes: as
b : a substance that sensitizes the skin on first contact so that subsequent contact causes inflammation

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“Sensitizer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sensitizer. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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