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photosensitize

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verb pho·to·sen·si·tize \-ˈsen(t)-sə-ˌtīz\

Definition of photosensitize

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to sensitize to the influence of radiant energy and especially light

photosensitizer

noun


Circa 1923

First Known Use of photosensitize

circa 1923


Medical Dictionary

photosensitize

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transitive verb pho·to·sen·si·tize \-ˈsen(t)-sə-ˌtīz\

Medical Definition of photosensitize

photosensitized

also British

photosensitised

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photosensitizing

also British

photosensitising

  1. :  to make sensitive to the influence of radiant energy and especially light

photosensitizer

noun


Variants of photosensitize

also British

photosensitise


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