photophobia

noun pho·to·pho·bia \ ˌfō-tə-ˈfō-bē-ə \

Definition of photophobia

: intolerance to light; especially : painful sensitiveness to strong light

Origin and Etymology of photophobia

New Latin


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photophobia

noun pho·to·pho·bia \ ˌfōt-ə-ˈfō-bē-ə \

medical Definition of photophobia

1 : intolerance to light; especially : painful sensitiveness to strong light
2 : an abnormal fear of light

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