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photosensitive

 [fo″to-sen´sĭ-tiv]
exhibiting photosensitivity.

pho·to·sen·si·tive

(fō'tō-sen'si-tiv),
1. An abnormally heightened reactivity of the skin to sunlight.
2. Responding to light, for example, as by a photocell.
[photo + L. sensus, a feeling, fr. sentio, to feel]

photosensitive

(fō′tō-sĕn′sĭ-tĭv)
adj.
1. Sensitive or responsive to light or other radiant energy.
2. Medicine Abnormally sensitive or reactive to light.

pho·to·sen·si·tive

(fō'tō-sen'si-tiv)
1. An abnormally heightened reactivity of the skin to sunlight.
2. Responding to light.
[photo + L. sensus, a feeling, fr. sentio, to feel]