photoreactivation


pho·to·re·ac·ti·va·tion

noun \-rē-ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən\

Definition of PHOTOREACTIVATION

:  repair of DNA (as of a bacterium) especially by a light-dependent enzymatic reaction after damage by ultraviolet irradiation
pho·to·re·ac·ti·vat·ing \-ˈak-tə-ˌvā-tiŋ\ adjective

First Known Use of PHOTOREACTIVATION

1949

pho·to·re·ac·ti·va·tion

noun \-rē-ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOTOREACTIVATION

: repair of DNA (as of a bacterium) especially by a light-dependent enzymatic reaction after damage by ultraviolet irradiation
pho·to·re·ac·ti·vat·ing \-ˈak-tə-ˌvāt-iŋ\ adjective

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