photosensitization

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pho·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion

 (fō′tō-sĕn′sĭ-tĭ-zā′shən)
n.
The act or process of inducing photosensitivity.
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pho·to·sen·si·ti·za·tion

n. fotosensitización, reacción anormal de sensibilidad de la piel a la luz debida gen. al efecto de alguna hormona o droga.
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The blood samples of buffaloes (Group I, n=8) associated with secondary photosensitization and control healthy (Group II, n=8) buffaloes were subjected to haemato-biochemical analysis.
These findings suggest that Lantana camara within the liver might have induced hepatic insufficiency thereby resulting in secondary photosensitization when these buffaloes were exposed to sunlight.