photic

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adjective pho·tic \ˈfō-tik\

Definition of photic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or involving light especially in relation to organisms

  2. 2 :  penetrated by light especially of the sun the photic zone of the ocean

photically

play \ˈfō-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

1843

First Known Use of photic

1843


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photic

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adjective pho·tic \ˈfōt-ik\

Medical Definition of photic

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving light especially in relation to organisms photic stimulation

photically

\ˈfōt-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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