photosensitization

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

Definition of photosensitization

  1. 1 :  the process of photosensitizing

  2. 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


Medical Dictionary

photosensitization

noun pho·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion
variants: also British

photosensitisation

\-ˌsen(t)-sət-ə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌsen(t)-stə-ˈzā-\play

Medical Definition of photosensitization

  1. 1:  the process of photosensitizing

  2. 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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