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English noun: sensitisation

1. sensitisation (state) the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)


Synonymssensitization


Broader (hypernym)predisposition, sensitivity


Narrower (hyponym)irritation

2. sensitisation (process) (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)


Synonymssensitization


Broader (hypernym)physical process, process


Domain categorypsychological science, psychology

3. sensitisation (act) rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections


Synonymssensitising, sensitization, sensitizing


Broader (hypernym)immunisation, immunization









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