[ foh-toh-bahy-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi /
the study of the effects of light on biological systems.
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OTHER WORDS FROM photobiologypho·to·bi·o·log·i·cal [foh-toh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌfoʊ toʊˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, pho·to·bi·o·log·ic, adjectivepho·to·bi·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for photo-biology
/ (ˌfəʊtəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ) /
the branch of biology concerned with the effect of light on living organisms
Derived forms of photobiologyphotobiological (ˌfəʊtəʊˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectivephotobiologist, noun
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Medical definitions for photo-biology
[ fō′tō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē ]
The study of the effects of light on living organisms and biological processes.
Other words from photobiologypho′to•bi′o•log′ic (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭk) null adj.
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