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photobiology

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noun pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy \ˌfō-tō-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of photobiology

  1. :  a branch of biology that deals with the effects on living organisms of radiant energy (as light)

pho·to·bi·o·log·i·cal play \-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also pho·to·bi·o·log·ic play \-ˈlä-jik\ adjective
pho·to·bi·ol·o·gist play \-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun


Origin of photobiology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1935


Medical Dictionary

photobiology

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noun pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy \ˌfōt-ō-(ˌ)bī-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of photobiology

plural pho·to·bi·ol·o·gies

  1. :  a branch of biology that deals with the effects of radiant energy (as light) on living things

  2. pho·to·bi·o·log·i·cal \-ˌbī-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play also pho·to·bi·o·log·ic \-ik\play adjective




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