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1. sensitizing

adjective. making susceptible or sensitive to either physical or emotional stimuli.

Synonyms

  • sensitivity
  • sensitising

Antonyms

  • unsusceptibility
  • insensitive
  • sensitive

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2. sensitizing

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

Synonyms

  • sensitising
  • sensitization
  • immunisation
  • sensitisation

Antonyms

  • inability
  • unperceptiveness
  • insensitiveness
  • predisposition

Example sentences of the word sensitizing


1. Adjective
Lanolin can be very soothing, but can also have a sensitizing effect that causes allergic reactions.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
UVA phototherapy is generally used along with psoralen which is a light sensitizing tablet.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Exposure to green dust, in particular, seemed to have a sensitizing affect, impacting an individuals risk for developing future allergies.

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