Last modified on 30 May 2014, at 18:05

sensitizer

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EtymologyEdit

sensitize +‎ -er

NounEdit

sensitizer (plural sensitizers)

  1. Any agent that sensitizes something.
  • Chemical sensitizer, a chemical that causes allergic reaction in normal tissue after exposure.
  • Explosive sensitizer, a chemical that promotes the rate of propagation of an explosive material.