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photobiology

 [fo″to-bi-ol´o-je]
the branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms. adj., adj photobiolog´ic, photobiolog´ical.

pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy

(fō'tō-bī-ol'ŏ-jē),
The study of the effects of light upon plants and animals.

photobiology

/pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy/ (-bi-ol´ah-je) the branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms.photobiolog´icphotobiolog´ical

photobiology

(fō′tō-bī-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of the effects of light on living organisms and biological processes.

pho′to·bi′o·log′ic (-bī′ə-lŏj′ĭk), pho′to·bi′o·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.

photobiology

[-bī·ol′əjē]
the study of the effects of light on organisms.

photobiology

the branch of biology dealing with the effect of light on organisms.
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When photobiologist and time-lapse photography pioneer John Ott began to photograph living plants, he discovered that depriving them of unfiltered natural light interfered with their normal growth and reproduction.
We've known about this since the 1970s, but now there are finally photobiologists who are encouraging healthcare architects to specify light bulbs that go from very cool blues in the morning to much warmer reds in the evening.
Photobiologists and eye doctors have expressed concern about unleashing so much blue light, however well directed, into the nighttime environment.