photopathy

noun
pho·​top·​a·​thy | \ fōˈtäpəthē \
plural -es

Definition of photopathy

1 : pronounced and usually negative photoaxis or phototropism
2 : any diseased condition caused by light especially through overexposure

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History and Etymology for photopathy

phot- + -pathy

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“Photopathy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photopathy. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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