photoreactivation

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

Definition of photoreactivation

: 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

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

medical Definition of photoreactivation

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

photoreactivating

play \-ˈak-tə-ˌvāt-iŋ\ adjective

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