photoreduction

noun

pho·​to·​re·​duc·​tion ˌfō-tō-ri-ˈdək-shən How to pronounce photoreduction (audio)
: chemical reduction under the influence of radiant energy (such as light) : photochemical reduction
photoreduce transitive verb

Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photoreduction was in 1888

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Cite this Entry

“Photoreduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photoreduction. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

photoreduction

noun
pho·​to·​re·​duc·​tion -ri-ˈdək-shən How to pronounce photoreduction (audio)
: chemical reduction under the influence of radiant energy (as light) : photochemical reduction
photoreduce transitive verb
photoreduced; photoreducing
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