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hyposensitivity

[‚hī·pō‚sen·sə′tiv·əd·ē]
(medicine)
Condition marked by diminished sensitivity to stimuli.
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Hyposensitive children might not perceive all the visual cues available and have to touch/hold the object to gain information gathered by others who merely viewed it.
It is also apparent that there are two populations of cells: those hypersensitive to thimerosal, like the ASD and Sib shown in Figure 1, and a more robust hyposensitive population, like the Twin and Cont of Figure 1.
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.
May experience a range of reactions to sensory stimuli such as taste, touch, sound, temperature ranging from low awareness (hyposensitive) to high awareness (hypersensitivity) that interfere with functioning; some students may be extremely sensitive to bright light and noise in some settings (classroom) but oblivious in others (e.g.
It offers care and treatment for children who suffer from disorders such as autism spectrum disorders, auditory processing disorders, central auditory processing disorders, dyslexia, depression, hyperlexia, hyposensitive hearing and other syndromes.
The Body Awareness Subscale (SIP Body Awareness) is a measure of response style, and identifies those who may be hypersensitive or hyposensitive to pain.