photosensitise

photosensitize

[foh-tuh-sen-si-tahyz]
verb (used with object), photosensitized, photosensitizing.
to make (a material) photosensitive, as by the application of a photosensitive emulsion.
Also, especially British, photosensitise.


Origin:
1920–25; photosensit(ive) + -ize

photosensitization, noun
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photosensitize or photosensitise (ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make (an organism or substance) photosensitive
 
photosensitise or photosensitise
 
vb
 
photosensitization or photosensitise
 
n
 
photosensitisation or photosensitise
 
n

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photosensitize pho·to·sen·si·tize (fō'tō-sěn'sĭ-tīz')
v. pho·to·sen·si·tized, pho·to·sen·si·tiz·ing, pho·to·sen·si·tiz·es
To make an organism, a cell, or a substance photosensitive.

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