photopolymerization

noun
pho·​to·​po·​ly·​mer·​iza·​tion
variants: also British photopolymerisation \ ˌfōt-​ō-​pə-​ˌlim-​ə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən, -​ˌpäl-​ə-​mə-​rə-​ How to pronounce photopolymerisation (audio) \

Medical Definition of photopolymerization

: polymerization under the influence of radiant energy (as light) : photochemical polymerization

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“Photopolymerization.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/photopolymerization. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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