photophobia


pho·to·pho·bia

noun \ˌfō-tə-ˈfō-bē-ə\

Definition of PHOTOPHOBIA

:  intolerance to light; especially :  painful sensitiveness to strong light

Origin of PHOTOPHOBIA

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1799

pho·to·pho·bia

noun \ˌfōt-ə-ˈfō-bē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOTOPHOBIA

1
: intolerance to light; especially : painful sensitiveness to strong light
2
: an abnormal fear of light

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