[ hahy-poh-sen-si-tiv-i-tee ]
/ ˌhaɪ poʊˌsɛn sɪˈtɪv ɪ ti /

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

low or diminished sensitivity to stimulation.

Origin of hyposensitivity

Related formshy·po·sen·si·tive, adjective
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Medicine definitions for hyposensitive


[ hī′pō-sĕn′sĭ-tĭvĭ-tē ]


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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