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Noun1.sensitisation - the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
irritation - (pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation; "any food produced irritation of the stomach"
predisposition, sensitivity - susceptibility to a pathogen
2.sensitisation - (psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)
physical process, process - a sustained phenomenon or one marked by gradual changes through a series of states; "events now in process"; "the process of calcification begins later for boys than for girls"
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
3.sensitisation - rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
immunisation, immunization - the act of making immune (especially by inoculation)
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Speaking at a tax-payers sensitisation workshop at in Kigali last week, Mukashyaka, said e-tax payment platforms facilitate tax payment and save time compared to the old way of filing tax returns where taxpayers had to spend a lot of time lining up at banks or RRA offices.
Skin-prick tests and specific IgE (ImmunoCAP) tests prove IgE sensitisation rather than clinical reactivity.
It showed that skin barrier dysfunction predicts food allergen sensitisation at two years of age.
This comes against the backdrop of two JNUSU office bearers stepping down from their posts following a physical harassment complaint against them with the university's gender sensitisation wing last month.
JAWAHARLAL Nehru University Students' Union ( JNUSU) president and joint secretary have received flak from all quarters after they said that they will resign from their posts if a sexual harassment complaint against them by a female student is taken up by the University's gender sensitisation committee.
Perennial allergen sensitisation early in life and chronic asthma in children: a birth cohort study.
Washington, March 27 ( ANI ): According to a new research, the negative health effects of early-life exposure to secondhand smoke appear to impact girls more than boys-particularly those with early-life allergic sensitisation.
8) reported that the sensitisation rate to house-dust mites in patients with allergic rhinitis in Bloemfontein is a significant 46% for D.
Effect of diet on asthma and allergic sensitisation in the International Study on Allergies and Asthma in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Two.
5, 2009 (TAP) - Participants in the 12th National Day of Sensitisation to Organs Donation, organised on Saturday in Tunis, laid emphasis on the importance of President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali's programme for the coming stage, "Together, We Meet Challenges," and its ambitious objectives aimed to forge ahead on the path of progress and modernisation.
Sensitisation of the sensory fibres can then produce central sensitisation, which is a long-lasting hyperexcitablity of neurons in the central nervous system that can continue after the original input has reduced or ceased.
A report on the role of skin absorption in skin sensitisation hazard assessment;