photodynamic

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

Definition of photodynamic

  1. :  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 \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of photodynamic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1909


Medical Dictionary

photodynamic

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

Medical Definition of photodynamic

  1. :  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

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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