Definition of Sensitizing

1. Noun. Rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections.

Exact synonyms: Sensitisation, Sensitising, Sensitization
Generic synonyms: Immunisation, Immunization
Derivative terms: Sensitise, Sensitize



2. Adjective. Making susceptible or sensitive to either physical or emotional stimuli.
Exact synonyms: Sensitising
Attributes: Predisposition, Sensitivity
Antonyms: Desensitizing

Definition of Sensitizing

1. Verb. (present participle of sensitize) ¹

2. Adjective. That sensitizes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sensitizing

1. sensitize [v] - See also: sensitize

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sensitizing

sensitiveness
sensitivenesses
sensitives
sensitivities
sensitivity
sensitivity and specificity
sensitivity training group
sensitivity training groups
sensitization
sensitizations
sensitize
sensitized
sensitizer
sensitizers
sensitizes
sensitizing (current term)
sensitizing dose
sensitizing injection
sensitizing substance
sensitometer
sensitometers
sensitometric
sensitometries
sensitometry
sensitory
sensive
sensomobile
sensomobility
sensomotor
sensor

Literary usage of Sensitizing

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1. A Textbook of bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1922)
"Alexin and sensitizing Antibodies.—In the immediately preceding sections, we have dealt solely with immunity as it occurs where soluble toxins play an ..."

2. Three-colour Photography: Three-colour Printing and the Production of by Arthur Hübl (1904)
"Although it cannot be disputed that sensitizing curves are best arrived at by ... HW VOGEL'S sensitizing THEORY. Dr. HW Vogel, the discoverer of colour ..."

3. The Art and Practice of Silver Printing by Henry Peach Robinson, William de Wiveleslie Abney (1881)
"HOW TO KEEP THE sensitizing BATH IN ORDER. ... and if paper were floated on it in this condition there would be a dark surface and uneven sensitizing. ..."

4. Studies in Immunity by Jules Bordet (1909)
"When an animal is vaccinated against the cholera vibrio there is formed in the body a particular substance, the preventive or sensitizing substance, ..."

5. A New Treatise on the Modern Methods of Carbon Printing by Albert Martin Marton (1905)
"CHAPTER X. sensitizing THE TISSUE. sensitizing OPERATIONS. ... great advantage to incorporate the bichromate or sensitizing agent into the pigment emulsion, ..."

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