hyposensitivity

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hyposensitivity

 [hi″po-sen″sĭ-tiv´ĭ-te]
1. abnormally decreased sensitivity.
2. the state of being less sensitive to a specific allergen after repeated and gradually increasing doses of the offending substance. adj., adj hyposen´sitive.

hy·po·sen·si·tiv·i·ty

(hī'pō-sen'si-tiv'i-tē),
A condition of subnormal sensitivity, in which the response to a stimulus is unusually delayed or lessened in degree.

hyposensitivity

(hī′pō-sĕn′sĭ-tĭv′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. hyposensitivi·ties
Less than the normal ability to respond to stimuli.

hy′po·sen′si·tive adj.

hy·po·sen·si·tiv·i·ty

(hī'pō-sen'si-tiv'i-tē)
A condition of subnormal sensitivity, in which the response to a stimulus is unusually delayed or lessened in degree.

hy·po·sen·si·tiv·i·ty

(hī'pō-sen'si-tiv'i-tē)
A condition of subnormal sensitivity, in which the response to a stimulus is unusually delayed or lessened in degree.
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