photosensitization


pho·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion

noun \-ˌsen(t)-s(ə-)tə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of PHOTOSENSITIZATION

1
:  the process of photosensitizing
2
:  the condition of being photosensitized; especially :  the development of an abnormal capacity to react to sunlight typically by edematous swelling and dermatitis

First Known Use of PHOTOSENSITIZATION

circa 1923

pho·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PHOTOSENSITIZATION

1
: the process of photosensitizing
2
: the condition of being photosensitized; especially : the development of an abnormal capacity to react to sunlight typically by edematous swelling and dermatitis

Variants of PHOTOSENSITIZATION

pho·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion also British pho·to·sen·si·ti·sa·tion \-ˌsen(t)-sət-ə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsen(t)-stə-ˈzā-\

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