variants: or photo-

Definition of phot-

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

History and Etymology for phot-

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

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“Phot-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phot-. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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phot

noun
\ ˈfōt How to pronounce phot (audio) \

Medical Definition of phot

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

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