photosensitization

noun pho·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion \ ˌfō-tō-ˌsen(t)-s(ə-)tə-ˈzā-shən \

Definition of photosensitization

1 : the process of photosensitizing
2 : the condition of being photosensitized; especially : the development of an abnormal capacity to react to sunlight typically by edematous swelling and dermatitis

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First Known Use of photosensitization

circa 1923

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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photosensitization

noun pho·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion
variants: also British photosensitisation play \-ˌsen(t)-sət-ə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsen(t)-stə-ˈzā-\

medical Definition of photosensitization

1 : the process of photosensitizing
2 : the condition of being photosensitized; especially : the development of an abnormal capacity to react to sunlight typically by edematous swelling and dermatitis

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