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[foh-toh-dahy-nam-iks] /ˌfoʊ toʊ daɪˈnæm ɪks/
noun, (used with a singular verb)
the science dealing with light and its effects on living organisms.
Origin of photodynamics
First recorded in 1885-90; photo- + dynamics
Related forms
photodynamic, photodynamical, adjective
photodynamically, adverb Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for photodynamics


(functioning as sing) the branch of biology concerned with the effects of light on the actions of plants and animals
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photodynamics in Medicine

photodynamics pho·to·dy·nam·ics (fō'tō-dī-nām'ĭks)
The science that deals with the activating effects of light on living organisms.

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photodynamics in Science
The scientific study of the effects of light on organic compounds and on the metabolisms of living things.
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