sensitized

[ US /ˈsɛnsəˌtaɪzd/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)
    hypersensitive to pollen
    allergic children
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How To Use sensitized 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.
  • T cells identify antigens, and the antigen-sensitised T cells produce cytokines and other soluble factors which mediate the hypersensitivity reaction, or else they develop cytotoxicity. The Different Types of Dairy Allergy
  • 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.
  • Broadly speaking, children under four are not sensitised and show no bite mark.
  • Volunteers need to be sensitized to the cultural differences they will meet in African countries.
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