photoelectricity

noun
pho·​to·​elec·​tric·​i·​ty | \ -i-ˌlek-ˈtris-ət-ē How to pronounce photoelectricity (audio) \
plural photoelectricities

Medical Definition of photoelectricity

1 : electricity produced by the action of light
2 : a branch of physics that deals with the electrical effects of light

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“Photoelectricity.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/photoelectricity. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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