Etymology
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sensitization (n.)

1862, originally in photography, noun of action from sensitize.

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Definitions of sensitization

sensitization (n.)
the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen);
Synonyms: sensitisation
sensitization (n.)
(psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations);
Synonyms: sensitisation
sensitization (n.)
rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections;
Synonyms: sensitizing / sensitising / sensitisation
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