photocatalyze

transitive verb
pho·​to·​cat·​a·​lyze
variants: or British photocatalyse \ -​ˈkat-​ᵊl-​ˌīz How to pronounce photocatalyse (audio) \
photocatalyzed or British photocatalysed; photocatalyzing or British photocatalysing

Medical Definition of photocatalyze

: to subject to photocatalysis

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“Photocatalyze.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/photocatalyze. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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