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dioxybenzone

noun di·oxy·ben·zone \ (ˌ)dī-ˌäk-sē-ˈben-ˌzōn, -ben-ˈ \

medical Definition of dioxybenzone

: a sunscreen C14H12O4 that absorbs UVB and some UVA radiation and is used for protection against sunburn and in drug-induced light-sensitive states

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