photodynamic

adjective pho·to·dy·nam·ic \ ˌfō-tō-(ˌ)dī-ˈna-mik \

Definition of photodynamic

: of, relating to, or having the property of intensifying or inducing a toxic reaction to light (as in the destruction of cancer cells stained with a light-sensitive dye) in a living system

photodynamically

play \ˌfō-tō-(ˌ)dī-ˈna-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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photodynamic

adjective pho·to·dy·nam·ic \ -dī-ˈnam-ik \

medical Definition of photodynamic

: of, relating to, or having the property of intensifying or inducing a toxic reaction to light (as the destruction of cancer cells stained with a light-sensitive dye) in a living system
  • photodynamic action
  • photodynamic therapy

photodynamically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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