noun, plural hy·po·sen·si·tiv·i·ties. Pathology.

low or diminished sensitivity to stimulation.

Nearby words

  1. hyporeninemia,
  2. hyporiboflavinosis,
  3. hyposalivation,
  4. hyposcleral,
  5. hyposecretion,
  6. hyposensitize,
  7. hyposmia,
  8. hyposomatotropism,
  9. hypospadias,
  10. hypospray

Origin of hyposensitivity

Related formshy·po·sen·si·tive, adjective

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Medicine definitions for hyposensitive




Less than normal sensitivity to a foreign agent, such as an allergen, in which the response is unusually delayed or lessened in degree.hypoergia
Related formshy′po•sensi•tive adj.

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