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photooxidation

[ foh-toh-ok-si-dey-shuh n ]
/ ˌfoʊ toʊˌɒk sɪˈdeɪ ʃən /

noun Chemistry.

oxidation induced by light.

Nearby words

photoneutron, photonic, photonics, photonovel, photonuclear, photooxidation, photopathic, photopathy, photoperceptive, photoperiod, photoperiodism

Origin of photooxidation

First recorded in 1885–90
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