photoisomerization

[ foh-toh-ahy-som-er-uh-zey-shuh n ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊ aɪˌsɒm ər əˈzeɪ ʃən /

noun Chemistry.

isomerization induced by light.

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Origin of photoisomerization

1925–30; photo- + isomerization
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