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1. The reduction or abolition of allergic sensitivity or reactions to the specific antigen (allergen).

Synonym: ananaphylaxis, antianaphylaxis.

2. The act of removing an emotional complex.

Synonym: hyposensitization.

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regarding T helper 2!

There is a way to block Th2 cells and stimulate Th1 cells. Desensitization is a procedure in which an allergic individual is exposed to increasing doses of allergen in hopes of inhibiting their allergic reactions. It probably involves shifting the balance ...

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by ping
Sun Jun 03, 2007 12:22 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: regarding T helper 2!
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Views: 1374

The Fiber Disease

... in the same way a response in humans could be inhibited.” The worms could also be desensitized by pre-exposure to somatostatin or chemokine: desensitization is an important part of normal human response, because it ensures that our receptors can recover for a fresh round of stimulus. This ...

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by J Jill
Sun Sep 17, 2006 1:20 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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ant queen

... means that it is your body that reacts to whatever is injected in you by the ants. So in this case the problem is you. Except if there is a desensitization protocol available (need to see a specialist) I'll be carefull before not to upset ants in the future if I were you.

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by canalon
Tue Mar 21, 2006 4:54 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: ant queen
Replies: 12
Views: 5731


... share Sabrina's opinion, allergy pill and shots usually only relieves symptoms, but do not cure anything. Some allergies can be cured by desensitization (sp?), the slow and carefulll inoculation of minute amounts of antigens to train the body not to react to it. It is usually a long process, ...

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by canalon
Wed Dec 21, 2005 5:01 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Allergies
Replies: 10
Views: 4230

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