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pho·to·sen·si·tive

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

photosensitive

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv)
adj
(Chemistry) sensitive to electromagnetic radiation, esp light: a photosensitive photographic film.
ˌphotoˌsensiˈtivity n

pho•to•sen•si•tive

(ˌfoʊ təˈsɛn sɪ tɪv)

adj.
sensitive to light or similar radiation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.photosensitive - sensitive to visible light; "photographic film is light-sensitive"
sensitive - responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
Translations

photosensitive

[ˌfəʊtəʊˈsensɪtɪv] ADJfotosensible

photosensitive

[ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv] adj (gen) → fotosensibile; (lens) → fotocromatico/a

photosensitive

adj fotosensible
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Various skin aliments like heat rashes, fungal disease, photosensitive dermatitis, melasma, prickly heat, nail infections, and acne (pimples) were increased in hot weather.
Fluoroquinolones are a recognized but uncommon cause of photosensitive dermatitis. Sparfloxacin (SPFX), a fluoroquinolone, has a wide range of antibacterial activity and is often a second-line drug for treatment of leprosy (1-3).
Photosensitive dermatitis occurs when photosensitizing substances (photodynamic agents) are present in sufficient concentration in skin and are exposed to light (Radostits, 2007).