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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

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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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