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)

Other words from photobiology

photobiological \ˌfō-tō-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ or less commonly photobiologic \ˌfō-tō-ˌbī-ə-ˈlä-jik \ adjective
photobiologist \ˌfō-tō-(ˌ)bī-ˈä-lə-jist \ noun

First Known Use of photobiology

1923, in the meaning defined above

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photobiology

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

Medical Definition of photobiology 

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

Other words from photobiology

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

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