Term Information [More information on sensitization]

Accession
GO:0046960
Name
sensitization
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
None
Definition
An increased in a behavioral response to a repeated stimulus. For example, a shock to the tail of the marine snail Aplysia, to which the snail responds by withdrawing its gill, will result in increased gill withdrawal the next time the skin is touched. Source: ISBN:0582227089
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History
See term history for GO:0046960 at QuickGO
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Ancestors of sensitization (GO:0046960)
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sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) system process (GO:0003008)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) behavior (GO:0007610)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) neurological system process (GO:0050877)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism process (GO:0044699)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) cognition (GO:0050890)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-multicellular organism process (GO:0044707)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) single-organism behavior (GO:0044708)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) learning or memory (GO:0007611)
sensitization [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) learning (GO:0007612)
sensitization [is_a relation] is_a  nonassociative learning (GO:0046958)

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Sensitization