photoconductivity

noun
pho·​to·​con·​duc·​tiv·​i·​ty | \ˌfō-tō-ˌkän-ˌdək-ˈti-və-tē, -kən-\

Definition of photoconductivity 

: electrical conductivity that is affected by exposure to electromagnetic radiation (such as light)

First Known Use of photoconductivity

1924, in the meaning defined above

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photoconductivity

noun
pho·​to·​con·​duc·​tiv·​i·​ty | \-ˌkän-ˌdək-ˈtiv-ət-ē, -kən- \
plural photoconductivities

Medical Definition of photoconductivity 

: electrical conductivity that is affected by exposure to electromagnetic radiation (as light)

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