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Related to hyposensitivity: hypersensitivity


n. pl. hy·po·sen·si·tiv·i·ties
Less than the normal ability to respond to stimuli.

hy′po·sen′si·tive adj.
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The biological activity of LPS may be modulated in vivo and in vitro, and the hypersensitivity and hyposensitivity might be induced under experimental conditions (reviewed in ref.
The main finding relates to our observation of a significant negative relationship between pain intensity and hyposensitivity concerning light touch and joint position (dorsal column-medial lemniscal pathway) (Table 7).
Neurologic exam revealed varying degrees of muscle weakness in all lower extremity groups with diffuse hyposensitivity to touch over dermatomes L3-S1.
For example, children with autism may show hyposensitivity or hypersensitivity to touch or textures, lights, and sounds [7-10].
These gaps in skills tend to generate behavior issues for these children, and additional ASD features, such as hyper- or hyposensitivity to stimuli, intellectual disabilities, motor coordination weaknesses, ADHD, and anxiety, often compound their difficulties.
SPD is expressed as hyper or hyposensitivity to typically nonaversive stimuli (Miller, Coll, & Schoen, 2007).
Corman (1970) observed that areas of the face that were in expansion (wider) were related to extroversion, interest/motivation, the need of affirmation and hyposensitivity, and contracted areas were related to inhibition, disinterest/non-motivation, less need of affirmation, and hypersensitivity.
The syndrome of pituitary resistance to thyroid hormone (PRTH) is characterized by tissue hyposensitivity to elevated levels of FT3 and FT4 in association with unsuppressed serum TSH (signs and symptoms are subjective).[sup][22] Differentiating between these forms of PRTH and TSHomas may be difficult.
Patients with rectal hyposensitivity have elevated sensory thresholds, with resulting rectal dysfunction.
This supportcarewasbasedonthepatient'ssensorycharacteristics (tactile and olfactory hyposensitivity, auditory and vestibular hypersensitivity, and lack of visual flow).
Curative treatments include allergen specific immunotherapy, also termed desensitization, resulting in hyposensitivity to the allergen (see Fujita et al.
The opening chapters elicit empathy for the sensory hyper- or hyposensitivity of neurodivergent children to certain tastes and textures, recommend an open-minded to approach to finding out what specific distates underlie seemingly unreasonable pickiness, and suggest bringing interests in science, math, or other topics to pique interest in new foods (e.g.