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photoreactivation

[foh-toh-ree-ak-tuh-vey-shuh n]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. a process that repairs DNA damaged by ultraviolet light using an enzyme that requires visible light.
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Origin of photoreactivation

1945–50; photo- + reactivation
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photoreactivation in Medicine

photoreactivation

(fō′tō-rē-ăk′tə-vāshən)
n.
  1. The activation by light of something previously inactive or inactivated.
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