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Sensitivity may refer to:

Science and technology[edit]

Biology and medicine[edit]


  • Sensitivity (electronics), the minimum magnitude of input signal required to produce a specified output signal
    • Sensitivity of a transducer, the relationship between input and output power


Other uses in science and technology[edit]

  • Sensitivity (explosives), the degree to which an explosive can be initiated by impact, heat or friction
  • Film speed, photographic film's sensitivity to light
  • Resistance (ecology), the ability of populations to remain stable when subject to disturbance; its opposite is sensitivity


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