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actinic

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adjective ac·tin·ic \ak-ˈti-nik\

Definition of actinic

  1. :  of, relating to, resulting from, or exhibiting chemical changes produced by radiant energy especially in the visible and ultraviolet parts of the spectrum <actinic light> <actinic keratosis>

ac·tin·i·cal·lyplay \-ni-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1844

First Known Use of actinic

1844


Medical Dictionary

actinic

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adjective ac·tin·ic \ak-ˈtin-ik\

Medical Definition of actinic

  1. :  of, relating to, resulting from, or exhibiting chemical changes produced by radiant energy especially in the visible and ultraviolet parts of the spectrum <actinic injury and carcinogenesis—Journal of the American Medical Association> <actinic keratosis>

  2. ac·tin·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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