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photoactivation

noun pho·to·ac·ti·va·tion \ ˌfōt-ō-ˌak-tə-ˈvā-shən \

medical Definition of photoactivation

: the process of activating a substance by means of radiant energy and especially light; also : photocatalysis — compare photoinactivation 2

photoactivate

play \-ˈak-tə-ˌvāt\ transitive verb photoactivated; photoactivating

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