desensitize


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to render less sensitive

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Comment: This study demonstrates that it is possible to desensitize children with an egg allergy.
Earlier, we noticed that the machine was missing the optional part we had requested to desensitize material.
For nearly a year, the clinic has been using virtual reality to desensitize patients to their fears and anxieties.
For most of the past year, the university's main teaching hospital has been using an advanced virtual reality program to help desensitize patients to experiences that provoke fear and anxiety.
Like Brokeback, it too would serve to desensitize us to the immoral and destructive reality of what we're seeing, while fervently coaxing us into embracing that which we once shunned" (WorldNetDaily.
During the early 1990s, many soldiers reported that efforts were being made during escape and evasion training to desensitize them to the idea of female soldiers being held captive.
The "climax control" condoms contain Benzocaine, a mild anesthetic, to desensitize the penis and delay the man's climax.
Capsaicin is thought to desensitize gastric nociceptive C fibers, which carry pain sensations to the central nervous system.
BEE POLLEN: Many people report that their allergies improve when they take local bee pollen or honey to desensitize themselves.