sensitivity


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Synonyms for sensitivity

the capacity for or an act of responding to a stimulus

the quality or condition of being emotionally and intuitively sensitive

Synonyms for sensitivity

the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences

sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)

the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

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In addition, we looked at the different dimensions of anxiety sensitivity to see which correlated with depression symptoms.
Prior to surgery, the investigators discovered a hyperbolic relationship between insulin sensitivity and [beta]-cell sensitivity in both groups.
Sensitivity is the most common side effect of professionally dispensed and OTC whitening treatments.
Elevated substance P levels in nasal lavage fluids from patients with chronic nonproductive cough and increased cough sensitivity to inhaled capsaicin.
Salmonellas generally showed good sensitivity to all antimicrobial agents except ampicillin (19% resistant) and chloramphenicol (6% resistant).
Only those skin tests that can quantify the patient's sensitivity to each antigen can provide the information necessary to formulate an optimal treatment program.
Thirty-eight students in the same course completed the Multicultural Sensitivity Scale (Jibaja-Rusth, Kingery, Holcomb, Buckner, & Pruitt, 1994), a 21-item instrument that measures cultural sensitivity levels (a=.
The terms imprecision definition and detection limit definition are used to represent the interpretations of sensitivity in the paper by Ekins and Edwards [1] and related papers [4].
People who work with medical supplies, such as nurses and lab technicians, are particularly at risk for latex sensitivity because of their constant exposure to the rubber, the ACAAI said.
M]ultiple chemical sensitivity should not be considered a recognized clinical syndrome.
Such excessive caretaking is believed by these individuals to be required for their acceptance by family, friends and employers, and is said to protect against excessive sensitivity to criticism and profound feelings of "insecurity and guilt" (Blumer and Heilbronn, 1982).
DSC 2010 is a compact, automated benchtop system, priced at $30,000--about half the cost of research-grade DSCs, but with high sensitivity (1.
Some metals are more sensitive to formation of oxides and understanding the sensitivity of an alloy is an important determinant in gating design.
The introduction of adjustable-rate mortgages, the removal of regulatory ceilings on deposit rates, and the development of secondary mortgage markets may have altered the interest sensitivity of residential construction activity.