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hyposensitize

[ hahy-puh-sen-si-tahyz ]
/ 藢ha瑟 p蓹藞s蓻n s瑟藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), hy路po路sen路si路tized, hy路po路sen路si路tiz路ing.Medicine/Medical.
to cause (a person) to become less sensitive to (a substance producing an allergic reaction); desensitize.
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Also especially British, hy路po路sen路si路tise .

Origin of hyposensitize

First recorded in1930鈥35; hypo- + sensitize

OTHER WORDS FROM hyposensitize

hy路po路sen路si路ti路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for hyposensitize

hyposensitize

hyposensitise

/ (藢ha瑟p蓹蕣藞s蓻ns瑟藢ta瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to desensitize; render less sensitive

Derived forms of hyposensitize

hyposensitization or hyposensitisation, noun
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Medical definitions for hyposensitize

hyposensitize
[ h墨鈥瞤艒-s臅ns沫-t墨z鈥 ]

v.
To make less sensitive, as to an allergen.
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