photosensitive

[ foh-tuh-sen-si-tiv ]
/ ˌfoʊ təˈsɛn sɪ tɪv /
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adjective

sensitive to light or similar radiation.

Origin of photosensitive

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British Dictionary definitions for photosensitive

photosensitive

/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv) /

adjective

sensitive to electromagnetic radiation, esp lighta photosensitive photographic film

Derived Forms

photosensitivity, noun
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Medicine definitions for photosensitive

photosensitive

[ fō′tō-sĕnsĭ-tĭv ]

adj.

Sensitive or responsive to light or other radiant energy.
Abnormally sensitive or reactive to light.

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