sensitize

[ US /ˈsɛnsəˌtaɪz/ ]
VERB
  1. make sensitive or aware
    He was not sensitized to her emotional needs
  2. make sensitive to a drug or allergen
    Long-term exposure to this medicine may sensitize you to the allergen
  3. make (a material) sensitive to light, often of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion
    sensitize the photographic film
  4. cause to sense; make sensitive
    She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society
    My tongue became sensitized to good wine
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How To Use sensitize In A Sentence

  • People are becoming more sensitized to the dangers threatening the environment.
  • Skin is easily irritated, chapped, chafed, and sensitized.
  • When a person has any kind of injury - a broken shin, for example, or a sunburn - the pain system becomes hypersensitized, firing up in response to normally painless sensations induced by, for instance, walking or a gentle massage. undefined
  • WHO is working with the Ministry of Health in Yemen to ensure that AFP surveillance throughout the country is sensitized so that no transmission of wild poliovirus is missed.
  • The combination of an insulin secretagogue and an insulin sensitizer addresses both processes.
  • Treating on PET fabric using alkali andof concentration sensitize and activation solution to electroless process.
  • Living by a prison was a culture shock at first for many of the families, but as time rolled on, everyone became desensitized by it.
  • Since pets cannot be hyposensitized to foods, elimination is the only form of treatment in the case of food allergies.
  • Over time, these over-excited receptors become desensitized to the effects of norepinephrine, largely due to the effects of a second molecule, beta-adrenergic receptor kinase.
  • Volunteers need to be sensitized to the cultural differences they will meet in African countries.
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