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Meaning of SENSITIZATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
  2. [n]  (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
  3. [n]  the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
 

SENSITIZATION is a 13 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: sensitisation, sensitisation, sensitisation, sensitising, sensitizing
 
 See Also: immunisation, immunization, irritation, predisposition, process, sensitivity

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This is the term applied to the exposure to a substance (allergen) which provokes a response in the immune system such that disease symptoms will ensue on subsequent encounters with the same substance.
 

 

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