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photoinactivation

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

Medical Definition of photoinactivation

  1. 1:  the retardation or prevention of a chemical reaction by radiant energy (as light)—compare photocatalysis

  2. 2:  the inactivation of a substance by radiant energy (as light)—compare photoactivation


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