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photoaging

[ foh-toh-ey-jing ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊˈeɪ dʒɪŋ /
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noun
damage to the skin, as wrinkles or discoloration, caused by prolonged exposure to sunlight.
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Origin of photoaging

First recorded in 1985–90
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Medical definitions for photoaging

photoaging
[ fō′tō-ājĭng ]

n.
The process by which skin is changed or damaged as a result of exposure to ultraviolet radiation in sunlight and other sources.
The long-term effects of this process on the skin, as wrinkles, discoloration, or susceptibility to cancer.
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