photo dynamic

photodynamics

[foh-toh-dahy-nam-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
the science dealing with light and its effects on living organisms.

Origin:
1885–90; photo- + dynamics

photodynamic, photodynamical, adjective
photodynamically, adverb
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photodynamics (ˌfəʊtəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the branch of biology concerned with the effects of light on the actions of plants and animals

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photodynamics pho·to·dy·nam·ics (fō'tō-dī-nām'ĭks)
n.
The science that deals with the activating effects of light on living organisms.

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photodynamics   (fō'tō-dī-nām'ĭks)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of the effects of light on organic compounds and on the metabolisms of living things.
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