photosensitize

verb pho·to·sen·si·tize \ ˌfō-tō-ˈsen(t)-sə-ˌtīz \

Definition of photosensitize

: to sensitize to the influence of radiant energy and especially light

photosensitizer

noun

First Known Use of photosensitize

circa 1923

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photosensitize

transitive verb pho·to·sen·si·tize \ -ˈsen(t)-sə-ˌtīz \
variants: also British photosensitise

medical Definition of photosensitize

photosensitized also British photosensitised; photosensitizing also British photosensitising
: to make sensitive to the influence of radiant energy and especially light

photosensitizer

noun

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