photo-biologist

photobiology

[foh-toh-bahy-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of the effects of light on biological systems.

Origin:
1930–35; photo- + biology

photobiological [foh-toh-bahy-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , photobiologic, adjective
photobiologist, noun
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photobiology (ˌfəʊtəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the branch of biology concerned with the effect of light on living organisms
 
photobiological
 
adj
 
photobi'ologist
 
n

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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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