[ sen-si-tahyz ]
/ ˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪz /
verb (used with object), sen·si·tized, sen·si·tiz·ing.
to render sensitive.
Photography. to render (a film or the like) sensitive to light or other forms of radiant energy.
Immunology. to render sensitive to an antigenic substance.
verb (used without object), sen·si·tized, sen·si·tiz·ing.
to become sensitized.
Words nearby sensitize
Also especially British, sen·si·tise.
OTHER WORDS FROM sensitize
sen·si·tiz·er, nounan·ti·sen·si·tiz·er, nounan·ti·sen·si·tiz·ing, adjectivenon·sen·si·tized, adjective
non·sen·si·tiz·ing, adjectiveo·ver·sen·si·tize, verb, o·ver·sen·si·tized, o·ver·sen·si·tiz·ing.re·sen·si·tize, verb (used with object), re·sen·si·tized, re·sen·si·tiz·ing.un·sen·si·tize, verb (used with object), un·sen·si·tized, un·sen·si·tiz·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for non-sensitizing
/ (ˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz) /
to make or become sensitive
(tr) to render (an individual) sensitive to a drug, allergen, etc
(tr) photog to make (a material) sensitive to light or to other actinic radiation, esp to light of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion often containing special chemicals, such as dyes
Derived forms of sensitizesensitization or sensitisation, nounsensitizer or sensitiser, noun
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Medical definitions for non-sensitizing
[ sĕn′sĭ-tīz′ ]
To make hypersensitive or reactive to an antigen, such as pollen, especially by repeated exposure.
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