- the state of being sensitive (as to an antigen)
- rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
The development of bipolar disorder is triggered by stressful events and that every episode causes changes in the structure of the brain, which ultimately results in spontaneous episodes. Also referred to as kindling, the electrophysiological changes that occur in the brain as a result of repeated intermittent exposure to a sub threshold electrical...Found on http://thewellnessshop.co.uk/healthandwellbeing/glossary.html
A mechanism by which the body becomes more sensitive to an agent (antigen) to which it was previously less sensitive.
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Development of an allergic reaction, especially involving the skin or lungs when exposed to a chemical.
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1. <immunology> The administration of antigen to induce a primary immune response, priming, immunisation. ... 2. The exposure to allergen that results in the development of hypersensitivity. ... 3. <technique> The coating of erythrocytes with antibody so that they are subject to lysis by complement in the presence of homologous antigen,...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(psychology) the process of becoming highly sensitive to specific events or situations (especially emotional events or situations)Found on https://www.vocabulary.com
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