phototoxicity

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pho·to·tox·ic·i·ty

(fō'tō-tok-sis'i-tē),
The condition resulting from an overexposure to ultraviolet light, or from the combination of exposure to certain wavelengths of light and a phototoxic substance.
See also: photosensitization.
[photo- + G. toxikon, poison]

pho·to·tox·ic·i·ty

(fō'tō-tok-sis'i-tē)
The condition resulting from an overexposure to ultraviolet light, or from the combination of exposure to certain wavelengths of light and a phototoxic substance.
See also: photosensitization
[photo- + G. toxikon, poison]

phototoxicity (fōˈ·tō·tk·siˑ·s·tē),

n an adverse reaction to ultraviolet light or sunlight caused by chemicals, such as the furanocoumarins.

phototoxicity

pertaining to phototoxic.

primary phototoxicity
see solar dermatitis, sunburn.
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