photosensitize


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pho·to·sen·si·tize

 (fō′tō-sĕn′sĭ-tīz′)
tr.v. pho·to·sen·si·tized, pho·to·sen·si·tiz·ing, pho·to·sen·si·tiz·es
To make (an organism, a cell, or a substance) photosensitive.

pho′to·sen′si·tiz′er n.

photosensitize

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz) or

photosensitise

vb
(Chemistry) (tr) to make (an organism or substance) photosensitive
ˌphotoˌsensitiˈzation, ˌphotoˌsensitiˈsation n

pho•to•sen•si•tize

(ˌfoʊ təˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to make (a material) photosensitive, as by application of a photosensitive emulsion.
[1920–25]
pho`to•sen`si•ti•za′tion, n.

photosensitize


Past participle: photosensitized
Gerund: photosensitizing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.photosensitize - make (an organism or substance) sensitive to the influence of radiant energy and especially light
sensitise, sensitize - cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine"
Translations

photosensitize

[ˌfəʊtəʊˈsensɪˌtaɪz] VTfotosensibilizar
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We perform our methods by activating cell-selective photophoric labels, which photosensitize and chemically reduce a photosensitive metal compound to form metal grains, particles or crystals.
Just before shooting a picture, the photographer would photosensitize the collodion-coated plate with silver nitrate.
If you're going to photosensitize someone, you need to control the amount of energy they are exposed to until that photosensitizer is deactivated, and sunlight is too broad and, in my view, causes more potential harm than good," Dr.