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Synonyms for supersensitive

having an allergy or peculiar or excessive susceptibility (especially to a specific factor)

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Working at Bell Labs in Holmdel, New Jersey, in 1964, Arno Penzias and Robert Wilson were experimenting with a 6 meter (20 ft) long, supersensitive horn antenna which was originally built to detect radio waves bounced off satellites.
It can cause much harm to the supersensitive people who cannot bear a little shock, she said.
He was supersensitive to all kinds of noises especially in the dark.
However, the presence of serotonin cells in the graft may serve as a trigger for the induction of GID, as the serotonin neurons may take up DA released from the graft and release it away, in striatal regions with a poor DA innervation, which express supersensitive postsynaptic DA receptors [39, 46].
An authorised team will operate the drones, which is equipped with a high-resolution camera and a supersensitive microphone.
With this clearing of his nose-the medium bringing his telepathic powers to him-Saleem loses his ability to read minds, but his clean sinuses introduce him to his supersensitive olfactory senses that he did not realize he had before.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Extremely early detection of cancers and other diseases is on the horizon with a supersensitive nanodevice.
In Adie's pupil, denervation of postganglionic parasympathetic fibers occurs, leading to supersensitive response to cholinergic agonists.
Supersensitive time-resolved immunofluorometric assay of free prostate-specific antigen with nanoparticle label technology.
The needle sites can be at the epicenter of taut, tender muscle bands, or they can be near areas where a nerve may have become irritated and supersensitive.
The robot uses high-definition cameras, supersensitive sensors and a laser probe to inspect for dents, cracks or corrosion without having to take the line out of service for inspections.
But dogs have supersensitive noses, so the strong smell of bacon may be overwhelming to them.
video shooting, an 8 MP video camera, supersensitive display and much more.
Placing general advertisements in national media might be counterproductive by alarming persons not at risk for the disease and by focusing on the most sensational or supersensitive information (such as the potential danger of wild berries) (39,40), while overlooking more obvious measures to avoid contamination, such as pet deworming and hand washing after gardening or playing with pets.