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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy

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