Medical Dictionary


noun pho·tol·y·sis \fō-ˈtäl-ə-səs\
plural pho·tol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of PHOTOLYSIS

:  chemical decomposition by the action of radiant energy—compare radiolysis
pho·to·lyt·ic \ˌfōt-əl-ˈit-ik\ adjective
pho·to·lyt·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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