photoreduction


pho·to·re·duc·tion

noun \-ri-ˈdək-shən\

Definition of PHOTOREDUCTION

:  chemical reduction under the influence of radiant energy (as light) :  photochemical reduction
pho·to·re·duce \-ri-ˈdüs, -ˈdyüs\ transitive verb

First Known Use of PHOTOREDUCTION

1888

pho·to·re·duc·tion

noun \-ri-ˈdək-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOTOREDUCTION

: chemical reduction under the influence of radiant energy (as light) : photochemical reduction
pho·to·re·duce \-ri-ˈd(y)üs\ transitive verb, pho·to·re·duced pho·to·re·duc·ing

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: photorefractive
Previous Word in the Dictionary: photorecording
All Words Near: photoreduction

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up photoreduction? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).