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photosensitize

[ foh-tuh-sen-si-tahyz ]
/ 藢fo蕣 t蓹藞s蓻n s瑟藢ta瑟z /
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verb (used with object), pho路to路sen路si路tized, pho路to路sen路si路tiz路ing.
to make (a material) photosensitive, as by the application of a photosensitive emulsion.
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Also especially British, pho路to路sen路si路tise .

Origin of photosensitize

First recorded in 1920鈥25; photosensit(ive) + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM photosensitize

pho路to路sen路si路ti路za路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for photosensitize

photosensitize

photosensitise

/ (藢f蓹蕣t蓹蕣藞s蓻ns瑟藢ta瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make (an organism or substance) photosensitive

Derived forms of photosensitize

photosensitization or photosensitisation, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for photosensitize

photosensitize
[ f艒鈥瞭艒-s臅ns沫-t墨z鈥 ]

v.
To make an organism, cell, or substance photosensitive.
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