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photophobic

[foh-tuh-foh-bik]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to an organism that avoids light.
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Origin of photophobic

First recorded in 1855–60; photo- + -phobic
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photophobic in Medicine

photophobic

(fō′tə-fōbĭk)
adj.
  1. Exhibiting photophobia.
  2. Avoiding light.
  3. Growing best in the absence of light.
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