hyposensitivity


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hyposensitivity

[‚hī·pō‚sen·sə′tiv·əd·ē]
(medicine)
Condition marked by diminished sensitivity to stimuli.
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A high score indicates hyposensitivity to pain or less awareness of it.
1) The factors that may contribute to fecal impaction include impaired mental function, immobility, rectal hyposensitivity, weak straining, use of constipating drugs, and dietary inadequacies.
Hypersensitivity or hyposensitivity, with or without dysesthesias, has been reported in 7% to 19% of cases.
Pain - TRPV1 Grunenthal has discovered several proprietary structural classes (small molecules) of TRPV1 antagonists with innovative mechanism of actions aimed at avoiding hyperthermia and heat hyposensitivity, typical side effects associated with TRPV1 antagonism.