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hyposensitivity

[‚hī·pō‚sen·sə′tiv·əd·ē]
(medicine)
Condition marked by diminished sensitivity to stimuli.
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Low hypnotizable subjects, on the other hand, are hyposensitive to emotional threats, and therefore are at greater risk of dysregulation of the parasympathetic nervous system.
Not all RYR1 mutations cause MH, and several studies have shown that some RYR1 mutations are actually hyposensitive to RYR1 activators (29,30).
The palate is roughly divided into two response regions for tactile irritation hyposensitive and hypersensitive.
The theoretical rationale of the SOM scale was based on Handel's Repression-Sensitization scale (1973) and is designed to indicate the extent to which a person is hyposensitive or hypersensitive to stimuli.