photodermatitis

noun
pho·​to·​der·​ma·​ti·​tis | \ ˌfōt-ō-ˌdər-mə-ˈtīt-əs How to pronounce photodermatitis (audio) \
plural photodermatitises or photodermatitides\ -​ˈtit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce photodermatitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of photodermatitis

: any dermatitis caused or precipitated by exposure to light

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“Photodermatitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/photodermatitis. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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