- sensitive to light or similar radiation.
Origin of photosensitive
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It is only a metaphor to call reactions resulting from the presence of photosensitive substances adaptation.
The light causes chemical changes in the eyes (or the photosensitive elements of the skin).
- sensitive to electromagnetic radiation, esp lighta photosensitive photographic film
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- Sensitive or responsive to light or other radiant energy.
- Abnormally sensitive or reactive to light.
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