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phototoxic

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adjective pho·to·tox·ic \-ˈtäk-sik\

Definition of phototoxic

  1. 1 :  rendering the skin susceptible to damage (as sunburn or blisters) upon exposure to light and especially ultraviolet light <phototoxic antibiotics>

  2. 2 :  induced by a phototoxic substance

phototoxicity play \-täk-ˈsi-sə-tē\ noun


1942

First Known Use of phototoxic

1942


Medical Dictionary

phototoxic

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adjective pho·to·tox·ic \ˌfōt-ō-ˈtäk-sik\

Medical Definition of phototoxic

  1. 1:  rendering the skin susceptible to damage (as sunburn or blisters) upon exposure to light and especially ultraviolet light <phototoxic antibiotics> <a phototoxic topical agent>

  2. 2:  induced by a phototoxic substance <a phototoxic response>

phototoxicity \-täk-ˈsis-ət-ē\play noun plural phototoxicities



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