hyposensitivity

[ 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.

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Origin of hyposensitivity

OTHER WORDS FROM hyposensitivity

hy·po·sen·si·tive, adjective
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Medical definitions for hyposensitivity

hyposensitivity
[ hī′pō-sĕn′sĭ-tĭvĭ-tē ]

n.

Less than normal sensitivity to a foreign agent, such as an allergen, in which the response is unusually delayed or lessened in degree.hypoergia

Other words from hyposensitivity

hy′po•sensi•tive adj.
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