Finsen light

noun
Fin·sen light | \ˈfin(t)sən-, -nzən-\

Definition of Finsen light 

: a mixture of blue, violet, and near ultraviolet light that is produced by a lamp using a high-temperature carbon arc or a mercury arc and that is used in the treatment of lupus and certain other skin conditions and in testing paints and other protective coatings

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History and Etymology for Finsen light

after Niels R. Finsen †1904 Danish physician

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