[sen-si-tuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌsɛn sɪ təˈzeɪ ʃən/
the state or process of being sensitized.
Psychology. the process of becoming susceptible to a given stimulus that previously had no effect or significance.
a state or condition in which a previously encountered foreign substance triggers an immune reaction.
an immunologic state or condition that is evidenced by the acquired ability of a cell or individual to detect the presence of a foreign substance upon reexposure to the substance and to react immunologically.
sensitization sen·si·ti·za·tion (sěn’sĭ-tĭ-zā’shən)
The act or process of inducing an acquired sensitivity or allergy.
verb (used with object), sensitized, sensitizing. 1. to render sensitive. 2. Photography. to render (a film or the like) sensitive to light or other forms of radiant energy. 3. Immunology. to render sensitive to an antigenic substance. verb (used without object), sensitized, sensitizing. 4. to become sensitized. verb 1. to make or become sensitive 2. […]
verb (used with object) 1. to feel or show displeasure or indignation at (a person, act, remark, etc.) from a sense of injury or insult. verb (used with object), resent, resending. 1. to send again. 2. to send back. verb 1. (transitive) to feel bitter, indignant, or aggrieved at
verb (used with object) 1. to feel or show displeasure or indignation at (a person, act, remark, etc.) from a sense of injury or insult. verb 1. (transitive) to feel bitter, indignant, or aggrieved at
noun 1. Grammar. a grammatical unit of one or more words that expresses an independent statement, question, request, command, exclamation, etc., and that typically has a subject as well as a predicate, as in John is here. or Is John here? In print or writing, a sentence typically begins with a capital letter and ends […]