Medical Dictionary

photoisomerization

noun pho·to·isom·er·iza·tion
variants: also British

photoisomerisation

\ˌfōt-ō-ī-ˌsäm-ə-rə-ˈzā-shən\play

Medical Definition of photoisomerization

  1. :  the light-initiated process of change from one isomeric form of a compound, radical, or ion to another


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