photophobic

adjective pho·to·pho·bic \ ˌfō-tə-ˈfō-bik \

Definition of photophobic

1 a : shunning or avoiding light
b : growing best under reduced illumination
2 : of or relating to photophobia

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First Known Use of photophobic

1855


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photophobic

adjective pho·to·pho·bic \ -ˈfō-bik \

medical Definition of photophobic

1 : shunning or avoiding light
2 : of or relating to photophobia

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