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Adj.1.hypersensitized - having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)hypersensitized - having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor); "allergic children"; "hypersensitive to pollen"
susceptible - (often followed by `of' or `to') yielding readily to or capable of; "susceptible to colds"; "susceptible of proof"
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The dirty cause (or pollution hypothesis) suggests that increased pollution in our environment has overburdened and hypersensitized our immune systems.
When a person has any kind of injury - a broken shin, for example, or a sunburn - the pain system becomes hypersensitized, firing up in response to normally painless sensations induced by, for instance, walking or a gentle massage.
So in June 2003 we loaded the last sheet of hypersensitized Kodak Tech Pan 4415 film into the Celestron Schmidt and took an 8-minute exposure.
In an individual with persistent pain conditions, there is an increased responsiveness of spinal cord neurons and excitation of the central nervous system (CNS), resulting in a hypersensitized state of pain perception and hyperexcitability in the spinal cord.
These drugs have a weak vasoconstricting effect and deactivate the hypersensitized trigeminal nerve endings.
In both the atopic dog and the neonatal swine models for food allergy, substantial evidence and data for clinical and immunologic findings in hypersensitized animals support continued research.
Rather his immediately preceding rant against mozos de mulas (who are more likely Moriscos than not) stimulates his hypersensitized faculty of resentment to a temperature that requires no further real objects for fuel.
This increased receptor density intensifies the craving and makes withdrawal more difficult because those now-unoccupied receptors are hypersensitized," explained Dr.
Consequently, students may become hypersensitized to perceived or actual criticism or disparaging remarks in class.