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hyposensitize

(hī′pō-sĕn′sĭ-tīz′)
tr.v. hyposensi·tized, hyposensi·tizing, hyposensi·tizes
To make less sensitive, as to an allergen; desensitize.

hy′po·sen′si·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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