DISUSE SUPERSENSITIVITY

Condition where target cells lose neural input through denervation or the application of an antagonist drug that produces more receptor molecules giving an exaggerated response.

DISUSE SUPERSENSITIVITY: "Disuse sensitivity can occurfrom anatagonistic drug use and denervation."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DISUSE SUPERSENSITIVITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/disuse-supersensitivity/ (accessed October 22, 2021).
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