photophase

noun
pho·​to·​phase | \ ˈfō-tə-ˌfāz How to pronounce photophase (audio) \

Definition of photophase

2 : the light period of a photoperiodic cycle of light and dark

First Known Use of photophase

1944, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Photophase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photophase. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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