photopatch test


pho·​to·​patch test ˈfōt-ō-ˌpach- How to pronounce photopatch test (audio)
: a test of the capability of a particular substance to photosensitize a particular human skin in which the substance is applied to the skin under a patch and the area is irradiated with ultraviolet light

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“Photopatch test.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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