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1. sensitization

noun. rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections.

Synonyms

  • immunization
  • sensitising
  • immunisation
  • sensitisation

Antonyms

  • sensitizing
  • unsusceptibility
  • normality
  • insensitive

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • sensitize (English)
  • -ize (English)

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2. sensitization

noun. (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations).

Synonyms

  • sensitisation
  • physical process

Antonyms

  • insensitivity
  • inability
  • unperceptiveness

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • sensitize (English)
  • -ize (English)

3. sensitization

noun. the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen).

Synonyms

  • irritation
  • sensitivity
  • sensitisation

Antonyms

  • evolution
  • increment
  • irreversible process
  • reversible process

Etymology

  • -ation (English)
  • sensitize (English)
  • -ize (English)

Sentences with sensitization


1. Noun, singular or mass
Take care in the use of lemon oil in the sun and ultraviolet light as it is a phototoxic oil; it might also cause some skin sensitization**.

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