/ (ˌfəʊtəʊdaɪˈnæmɪk) /
of or concerned with photodynamics
involving or producing an adverse or toxic reaction to light, esp ultraviolet light
med denoting a therapy for cancer in which a cytotoxic drug is activated by a laser beam
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Medical definitions for photodynamic
[ fō′tō-dī-năm′ĭk ]
Of or relating to the energy of light.
Enhancing the effects of or inducing a toxic reaction to light, especially to ultraviolet light.
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