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pho·to·e·lec·tron

(fō'tō-ē-lek'tron),
An electron freed by the action of light.

photoelectron

[-ilek′tron]
Etymology: Gk, phos, light + elektron, amber
any electron that is discharged when light strikes a metal surface.

photoelectron

(fō″tō-ē-lĕk′trŏn) [″ + elektron, amber]
An electron that is ejected from its orbit around the nucleus of an atom by interaction with a photon of energy (light, x-radiation, and so on).
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