phot-

combining form
variants: or photo-

Definition of phot-

1 : light : radiant energy
  • photon
  • photography
2 : photograph : photographic
  • photoengraving
3 : photoelectric
  • photocell

Origin and Etymology of phot-

Greek phōt-, phōto-, from phōt-, phōs — more at fancy


PHOT- Defined for English Language Learners

phot-

combining form

Definition of phot- for English Language Learners

  • : related to light

  • : relating to photography


Medical Dictionary

phot

noun \ ˈfōt \

medical Definition of phot

: the cgs unit of illumination equal to one lumen per square centimeter

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