photobiology

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

Definition of photobiology

: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

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photobiology

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

medical Definition of photobiology

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

photobiological

play \-ˌbī-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ also photobiologic play \-ik\ adjective

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