photobiology

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pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy

 (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.

photobiology

(ˌfəʊtəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biology) the branch of biology concerned with the effect of light on living organisms
photobiological, photobiologic adj
ˌphotobiˈologist n

pho•to•bi•ol•o•gy

(ˌfoʊ toʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of the effects of light on biological systems.
[1930–35]
pho`to•bi`o•log′i•cal (-ˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) pho`to•bi`o•log′ic, adj.
pho`to•bi•ol′o•gist, n.
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