/supəˈsɛnsətaɪz/ (say soohpuh'sensuhtuyz)

verb (t) (supersensitised, supersensitising)
to make supersensitive.
Also, supersensitize. –supersensitisation /ˌsupəsɛnsətaɪˈzeɪʃən/ (say .soohpuhsensuhtuy'zayshuhn), noun
supersensitiser, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • supersensitize — supersensitization, n. supersensitizer, n. /sooh peuhr sen si tuyz /, v.t., supersensitized, supersensitizing. to render or make supersensitive. Also, esp. Brit., supersensitise. [SUPER + SENSIT(IVE) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • supersensitize — “+ transitive verb Etymology: supersensitive + ize 1. : hypersensitize 2. a. : to increase the sensitizing effect of (a dye) by using with another dye or compound so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their separate effects b …   Useful english dictionary

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