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sen·si·ti·za·tion

also Brit  sen*si*ti*sa*tion  n 1  :  the action or process of making sensitive or hypersensitive <allergic of the skin>   2  :  the process of becoming sensitive or hypersensitive (as to an antigen) : also  :  the resulting state  3  :  a form of nonassociative learning characterized by an increase in responsiveness upon repeated exposure to a stimulus - compare HABITUATION3   .
 
 

 
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