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pho·to·pho·bic

(fō'tō-fō'bik),
Relating to or suffering from photophobia.

photophobic

(fō′tə-fō′bĭk)
adj.
1. Exhibiting photophobia.
2. Avoiding light.

pho·to·pho·bic

(fō'tō-fō'bik)
Relating to or suffering from photophobia.
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The sample color was the result of trial and error from previous patients, predominantly with cone-rod dystrophy, who were extremely photophobic and may have experienced blepharospasms," a dystonia that results in uncontrollable contraction of the muscle that causes the eye to blink, Dr.
He also gave complaints of red, gritty, photophobic and watery eyes.
These light intensities are consistent with those previously reported for inducing a photophobic response in larvae (Xiang et al, 2010) and are at levels consistent with full daylight sun on a clear day as measured on a luxmeter.
Cocconeis sublittoralis is a suitable diatom species for commercial abalone nurseries, particularly when larger photophobic juveniles (+5 mm shell length) are cultured and shading is often necessary.
The sample color was the result of trial and error from previous patients, pre-dominantly with cone-rod dystrophy, who were extremely photophobic and may have experienced blepharospasms," a dystonia that results in uncontrollable contraction of the muscle that causes the eye to blink.
They were just shielding a photophobic uveitic eye from bright lights.
Uninfected Gammarus lacustris, Hyalella azteca, and Gammarus pulex are photophobic and negatively phototactic, but infection with various orange Acanthocephala species reversed their photoreaction: they became photophilic and positively phototactic.
He was taken to the local emergency room and later was transferred to a tertiary-care hospital, where he complained of headache, generalized itching, difficulty swallowing, and a gagging sensation; he was alert and oriented but tremulous, agitated, and photophobic.
Firstly, infrared light at 815-820nm is invisible to the eye, and even the most photophobic patients can tolerate this technique as there is no bright flash.
Resources and ammo in the tunnels are scarce so stealth is often encouraged (although you can go gung ho at any time), and you'll expend much energy either extinguishing lights to sneak past humans, or huddling beneath them to ward off photophobic beasts.
Juvenile and adult abalone have nocturnal habits and display a photophobic behavior in the laboratory (Hahn 1989).