sensitization


sensitization
A state of heightened responsiveness, usually referring to the state of an animal after primary challenge with an antigen. The term is frequently used in the context of hypersensitivity.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • sensitization — 1887, from SENSITIZE (Cf. sensitize) + ATION (Cf. ation) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • sensitization — jautrinimas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Fotografinių, elektrofotografinių ar kitokių medžiagų jautrumo optinei spinduliuotei didinimas ar jautrio spektrinės srities plėtimas jautrikliais. atitikmenys: angl.… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

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  • sensitization — jautrinimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. sensibilization; sensitization vok. Sensibilisierung, f rus. сенсибилизация, f pranc. sensibilisation, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • sensitization — sensitize (also sensitise) ► VERB ▪ cause to respond to certain stimuli; make sensitive. DERIVATIVES sensitization noun sensitizer noun …   English terms dictionary


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