sunlamp


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sun·lamp

or sun lamp  (sŭn′lămp′)
n.
1. A lamp that radiates ultraviolet rays used in therapeutic and cosmetic treatments.
2. A high-intensity lamp with parabolic mirrors, used in photography.

sunlamp

(ˈsʌnˌlæmp)
n
1. (Medicine) a lamp that generates ultraviolet rays, used for obtaining an artificial suntan, for muscular therapy, etc
2. (Film) a lamp used in film studios, etc, to give an intense beam of light by means of parabolic mirrors

sun•lamp

(ˈsʌnˌlæmp)

n.
a lamp that generates ultraviolet rays, used therapeutically or for suntanning.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sunlamp - a mercury-vapor lamp used in medical or cosmetic treatments
mercury-vapor lamp - ultraviolet lamp that emits a strong bluish light (rich in ultraviolet radiation) as electric current passes through mercury vapor
Translations

sunlamp

[ˈsʌnˌlæmp] nlampada a raggi UVA

sunlamp

n lámpara solar
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Toward evening, after dozing under a poolside sunlamp, he dove into the water and drowned.
The Food and Drug Administration late last year proposed rules preventing the use of sunlamp products (also commonly known as indoor tanning beds) by minors and reducing the risk of their use by adults.
The first proposed rule would restrict use of sunlamp products to individuals 18 and older.
In December 2015, the Food and Drug Administration, announced plans to prohibit indoor tanning in minors, with proposed rules that would restrict use of sunlamp products to individuals aged 18 years and older; the rules would also require adults to sign a form stating that they have been informed of the health risks associated risks with sunlamp products.
to protect public health by preventing the use of sunlamp products (also commonly known as indoor tanning beds) by minors and reducing the risk of using these devices for adults.
FDA to require warnings on sunlamp products [News Release].
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) changed its regulation of sunlamp products and UV lamps intended for use in sunlamp products.
Examples include safe sun and sunlamp exposure to promote vitamin D production, incorporating plant oils into skin care, and using air filters and propolis diffusers to reduce indoor allergens.
The agency also required that more information on risks and contraindications be provided to sunlamp users, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg noted in a statement on the Surgeon General's report.
The FDA also reclassified sunlamp products and ultraviolet lamps from low risk to moderate risk.
In the early 1950s, reports Cannell, exercise physiologists at the German Sport University Cologne exposed all athletes on both sides of their bodies with sunlamp irradiation for up to 10 minutes twice per week for six weeks.