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Medical Term:

desensitization

Pronunciation: de-sen'si-ti-za'shun

Definition:

  1. The reduction or abolition of allergic sensitivity or reactions to the specific antigen (allergen).
  2. The act of removing an emotional complex.

Synonym(s): antianaphylaxis

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