Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Search

Meaning of "sensitization" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF SENSITIZATION

sensitization  [ˌsɛnsɪtaɪˈzeɪʃən] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SENSITIZATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sensitization is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SENSITIZATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sensitization

Sensitization is a non-associative learning process in which repeated administrations of a stimulus results in the progressive amplification of a response. Sensitization often is characterized by an enhancement of response to a whole class of stimuli in addition to the one that is repeated. For example, repetition of a painful stimulus may make one more responsive to a loud noise.

Definition of sensitization in the English dictionary

The first definition of sensitization in the dictionary is the process of making someone aware of something. Other definition of sensitization is the process of rendering an individual sensitive to a drug, allergen, etc. Sensitization is also the process of making a material sensitive to light or to other actinic radiation, esp to light of a particular colour, by coating it with a photographic emulsion often containing special chemicals, such as dyes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SENSITIZATION


authorization
ˌɔːθəraɪˈzeɪʃən
characterization
ˌkærɪktəraɪˈzeɪʃən
civilization
ˌsɪvɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən
customization
ˌkʌstəmaɪˈzeɪʃən
globalization
ˌɡləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
hospitalisation
ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
hospitalization
ˌhɒspɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
hybridization
ˌhaɪbrɪdaɪˈzeɪʃən
localization
ˌləʊkəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
novelization
ˌnɒvəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
optimisation
ˌɒptɪmaɪˈzeɪʃən
optimization
ˌɒptɪmaɪˈzeɪʃən
organisation
ˌɔːɡənaɪˈzeɪʃən
organization
ˌɔːɡənaɪˈzeɪʃən
realization
ˌrɪəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
specialization
ˌspeʃəlaɪˈzeɪʃən
stabilization
ˌsteɪbɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən
synchronization
ˌsɪŋkrənaɪˈzeɪʃən
utilization
ˌjuːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən
visualization
ˌvɪʒʊəlaɪˈzeɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SENSITIZATION

sensibly
sensile
sensilla
sensillum
sensism
sensist
sensitisation
sensitise
sensitiser
sensitive
sensitive plant
sensitively
sensitiveness
sensitivities
sensitivity
sensitize
sensitizer
sensitometer
sensitometric
sensitometry

WORDS THAT END LIKE SENSITIZATION

accreditation
action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
citation
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
documentation
duration
education
evaluation
excitation

Synonyms and antonyms of sensitization in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sensitization» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF SENSITIZATION

Find out the translation of sensitization to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sensitization from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sensitization» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sensibilización
570 millions of speakers

English

sensitization
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

संवेदीकरण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التوعية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сенсибилизация
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sensibilização
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সংবেদনশীলতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sensibilisation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemekaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Sensibilisierung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

感作
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

과민성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sensitisasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhạy cảm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மிகு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

संवेदीकरण
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sensitizasyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sensibilizzazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

uczulenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сенсибілізація
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sensibilizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευαισθητοποίηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sensitisering
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sensibilisering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sensibilisering
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sensitization

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SENSITIZATION»

The term «sensitization» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.983 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Quite widely used
79
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «sensitization» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of sensitization
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «sensitization».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SENSITIZATION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sensitization» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sensitization» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sensitization

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SENSITIZATION»

Discover the use of sensitization in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sensitization and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Sensitization in the Nervous System
Because the rapid advance of information across such a broad range of research areas has made an integrated approach necessary, this volume combines findings on sensitization across the phylogenetic scale.
Charles D. Barnes, 1988
2
Sensitization of Cancer Cells for Chemo/Immuno/Radio-therapy
This book is the first that compiles studies on tumor cell sensitization and is useful for students, scientists, clinicians and pharmaceutical companies.
Benjamin Bonavida, 2008
3
Skin Sensitization in Chemical Risk Assessment
This book will be useful to toxicologists, researchers, regulatory authorities and industry.
World Health Organization, 2008
4
Characterization of Adolescent and Adult Ethanol Sensitization
Alcoholism is a serious health problem that affects the lives of millions of people worldwide.
Rebekah Ann Stevenson, 2008
5
Communication for Gender Sensitization: The Value Discussion ...
The Focus Is An Value Discussion Model In Communication For Gender Equality Among Adolescents.
Manisha Pathak Shelat, 2004
6
Habituation, Sensitization, and Behavior
Harman Peeke. ST stimulus-specific and ST stimulus-general habituation and sensitization effects present on the trial of the last day only. This group would be affected by LT stimulus-specific and stimulus-general habituation and sensitization.
Harman Peeke, 1984
7
Corrosion of Austenitic Stainless Steels: Mechanism, ...
Sensitization and Testing for Intergranular Corrosion N. Parvathavarthini1 Abstract Sensitization refers to the intergranular precipitation of chromium carbides and the concomitant depletion of chromium in the regions adjacent to the grain ...
H. S. Khatak, Baldev Raj, 2002
8
Fisher's Contact Dermatitis
As far as paraphenylenediamine is concerned, in the "old" days when testing was performed with various concentrations of this dye, even those as high as 8%, active sensitization occurred. At present, testing this dye in a 1% concentration is  ...
Robert L. Rietschel, Joseph F. Fowler, Alexander A. Fisher, 2008
9
Immunology: A Short Course
The sequence of events involved in the development of allergic reactions can be divided into several phases: (1) the sensitization phase, during which IgE antibody is produced in response to an antigenic stimulus and binds to specific ...
Richard Coico, Geoffrey Sunshine, 2009
10
Renal Transplantation: Sense and Sensitization
Transplantation rates by registry and sensitization level Table 6.2 records for each registry the observed number of transplants (O) at each sensitization level during the 7 week study period. Also shown for each registry are the expected ...
S.M. Gore, B.A. Bradley, 1988

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SENSITIZATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sensitization is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Large Turn-Out for Lesotho National Sensitization Seminar
"The objectives of the national sensitization seminar are to inform stakeholders about the existence of the Court, its activities, the various ways of getting access ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
2
Argon blocks the expression of locomotor sensitization to …
Argon blocks the expression of locomotor sensitization to amphetamine through antagonism at the vesicular monoamine transporter-2 and mu-opioid receptor in ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
3
DDADU sensitization programme concludes
Sensitization programme for auto drivers of Dimapur district was held at three different places where officials from the traffic department sensitized the drivers ... «Nagaland Post, Jul 15»
4
Cockroach sensitization mitigates allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in adults
Cockroach sensitization status is associated with mitigation of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis symptom severity in adults, according to Weijing He, MD, and ... «Healio, Jun 15»
5
CISF conducts special sensitization programme at Mumbai Airport
Following the death of one Central Industrial Security Force jawan at Kozhikode Airport last Wednesday, the CISF held a one-day sensitization programme at ... «Mid-Day, Jun 15»
6
MTTD embarks on seat belt sensitization in K'dua
The Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service, has embarked on a road safety sensitization exercise in Koforidua, to ensure ... «GhanaWeb, Apr 15»
7
PPP Intensifies Sensitization Workshop
The Public Private Partnership (PPP) Unit in the Office of the President after completion of phase one of its sensitization workshop on PPP concepts and ... «AllAfrica.com, Mar 15»
8
Sensitization programme on tobacco held in Kohima
Addressing the Sensitization programme for colony leaders under Kohima Municipal Council (KMC) on harmful effect of tobacco and COTPA 2003 was ... «The Shillong Times, Mar 15»
9
Infants' gut bacteria linked to food sensitization
From this, they could see which bacteria present early in life predicted the development of food sensitization at 1 year - as measured by a skin reaction test. «Medical News Today, Mar 15»
10
Dipexium Pharmaceuticals Announces Successful Completion and …
The low irritant control showed no contact sensitization as expected, ... In total, only three out of 203 evaluable subjects were characterized as sensitized, which ... «PR Newswire, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Sensitization [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/sensitization>. Feb 2020 ».
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z