/ (ˌfəʊtəʊˈtɒksɪk) /


(of cosmetics, skin creams, etc) making the skin hazardously sensitive to sunlight


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Medical definitions for phototoxic

[ fō′tō-tŏksĭk ]


Rendering the skin susceptible to damage by light. Used of certain medications.

Other words from phototoxic

pho′to•tox•ici•ty (-tŏk-sĭsĭ-tē) n.
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