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photogenic

 [fo″to-jen´ik]
1. produced by light.
2. emitting or producing light.
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pho·to·gen·ic

, photogenous (fō'tō-jen'ik, fō-toj'ĕ-nŭs),
Denoting or capable of photogenesis.
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photogenic

(fō′tə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Attractive as a subject for photography.
2. Biology Producing or emitting light; phosphorescent: photogenic bacteria.
3. Caused or produced by light: photogenic seizures.

pho′to·gen′i·cal·ly adv.
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pho·to·gen·ic

, photogenous (fō'tō-jen'ik, fŏ-toj'ĕ-nŭs)
Denoting or capable of photogenesis.
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