photoreactivation

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noun pho·to·re·ac·ti·va·tion \ˌfō-tō-rē-ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən\

Definition of photoreactivation

  1. :  repair of DNA (as of a bacterium) especially by a light-dependent enzymatic reaction after damage by ultraviolet irradiation

photoreactivating

play \ˌfō-tō-rē-ˈak-tə-ˌvā-tiŋ\ adjective

First Known Use of photoreactivation

1949


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photoreactivation

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noun pho·to·re·ac·ti·va·tion \-rē-ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən\

Medical Definition of photoreactivation

  1. :  repair of DNA (as of a bacterium) especially by a light-dependent enzymatic reaction after damage by ultraviolet irradiation

photoreactivating

\-ˈak-tə-ˌvāt-iŋ\play adjective

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