phototoxic


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pho·to·tox·ic

 (fō′tō-tŏk′sĭk)
adj.
Rendering the skin susceptible to damage by light. Used of certain medications and cosmetics.

pho′to·tox·ic′i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

phototoxic

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈtɒksɪk)
adj
1. (Chemistry) (of cosmetics, skin creams, etc) making the skin hazardously sensitive to sunlight
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) (of cosmetics, skin creams, etc) making the skin hazardously sensitive to sunlight
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phototoxic

adj fototóxico
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This photosensitivity caused by drugs can appear as phototoxic reactions (which occur more often) or photoallergic reactions (which occur less often and include allergic mechanisms).
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Our research group has isolated several 9,10-anthraquinone aglycones (AQs) from a phototoxic plant popularly known as "cegadera", name that alludes to one of the toxic effects produced in cattle that feeds on it (Nunez Montoya et al.
Other factors implicated are phototoxic drugs, anticonvulsants, and use of certain cosmetics.
When these chemicals get in contact with the skin and are then exposed to UV light from the sun, a phototoxic reaction occurs.
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