desensitization

[n] - the process of reducing sensitivity
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Desensitization

the blocking of painful stimuli which cause dentinal hypersensitivity.
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desensitization

Suppression of sensitivity of an organism to an allergen to which the organism has been exposed previously.
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desensitization

desensitisation noun the process of reducing sensitivity; `the patient was desensitized to the allergen`
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desensitization

(from the article `mental disorder`) ...to eliminate the phobia by teaching the patient how to face those situations that clearly trigger discomfort. The exposure of the patient to the ... ...extinction of phobias in children by gradual desensitization. Modern behaviour therapy began with the description by the South African ... ...p...
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desensitization

the prevention or reduction of immediate hypersensitivity reactions by administration of graded doses of allergen; called also hyposensitization and immunotherapy.
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Desensitization

A method to reduce or stop an allergic reaction to something. Success is variable for reasons unknown.
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desensitization

a reduction of the wanted output of a receiver due to an unwanted signal
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desensitization

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē-sen′si-ti-zā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The reduction or abolition of allergic sensitivity or reactions to the specific antigen (allergen). 2. The act of removing an emotional complex. Synonyms: antianaphylaxis
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Desensitization

[psychology] ==Fears and Phobias== == Steps to desensitization == The hierarchal list is constructed between client and therapist in rank ordered series of steps from the least disturbing to the most disturbing fears or phobias. Secondly the client is taught techniques that produce deep relaxation. It is impossible to feel both anxiety and ...
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DESENSITIZATION

the blocking of painful stimuli which cause dentinal hypersensitivity.
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Desensitization

A procedure to reduce the sensitivity of teeth.
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