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photopathy

[foh-top-uh-thee] /foʊˈtɒp ə θi/
noun
1.
movement of an organism in response to the intensity of light, especially away from the source of light.
2.
any condition or disease produced by the effect of light, especially in excessive amounts.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; photo- + -pathy
Related forms
photopathic
[foh-tuh-path-ik] /ˌfoʊ təˈpæθ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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