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photobiology

[foh-toh-bahy-ol-uh-jee] /ˌfoʊ toʊ baɪˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the study of the effects of light on biological systems.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; photo- + biology
Related forms
photobiological
[foh-toh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌfoʊ toʊˌbaɪ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
photobiologic, adjective
photobiologist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for photo biological

photobiology

/ˌfəʊtəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the branch of biology concerned with the effect of light on living organisms
Derived Forms
photobiological (ˌfəʊtəʊˌbaɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
photobiologist, noun
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photo biological in Medicine

photobiology pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy (fō'tō-bī-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of the effects of light on living organisms and biological processes.


pho'to·bi'o·log'ic (-bī'ə-lŏj'ĭk) or pho'to·bi'o·log'i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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