photobiology

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noun pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy \ˌfō-tō-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of photobiology

  1. :  a branch of biology that deals with the effects on living organisms of radiant energy (such as light)

photobiological

play \ˌfō-tō-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or less commonly

photobiologic

play \ˌfō-tō-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-jik\ adjective

photobiologist

play \ˌfō-tō-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of photobiology

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1923


Medical Dictionary

photobiology

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noun pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy \ˌfōt-ō-(ˌ)bī-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of photobiology

plural

photobiologies

  1. :  a branch of biology that deals with the effects of radiant energy (as light) on living things

photobiological

\-ˌbī-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play also

photobiologic

\-ik\play adjective

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