sensibilization

sensibilization

(sen?si-bil-i-za'shun)
1. Sensitization.
2. The induction of susceptibility to or irritation by a foreign substance by injecting it or applying it to the body. Synonym: sensitization
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1 The results are significant for tree pollen allergic sensibilization (DP: 1.43, IC 95%), allergic sensitization (DP: 1.20, IC 95%) and asthma (95% CI: 1.02, 1.33) at seven years of age.
Namely, exposure to tobacco smoke causes the activation of Th2 lymphocytes [12, 13], an increase in total IgE [14], allergic sensibilization [15], and an increase in bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) [16].
Nuclei appear simultaneously in active zones on the surfaces of the pore walls, which contain defects, dangling bonds, and so on; these active zones are the result of chemical or physical activation, for example, in the course of pore formation in the ion-track-etched membranes and UV sensibilization [32].
Further studies on the role of microwave radiation in the sensibilization of cancer cells to conventional chemotherapy and/or radiotherapy might be helpful to develop new therapeutic strategies for lung cancer.
Garcia-Cervantes Garcia, "Es la sensibilization al polen de la palmera una expresion de la alergia a las profilinas en el area mediterranea?" Alergologia e Inmunologia Clinica, vol.
The ville fleurie program was characterized as a program not only of beautification but also environmental 'sensibilization'.
Interaction of insoluble carrier of immunologically active components is often called "sensibilization," and components used for this process are "sensitins" by analogy with the term "hemosensibilization," first used to refer the processes of erythrocyte loading [3].