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photosensitive

[foh-tuh-sen-si-tiv] /ˌfoʊ təˈsɛn sɪ tɪv/
adjective
1.
sensitive to light or similar radiation.
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  • After this, they were coated with a photosensitive gelatin emulsion.
British Dictionary definitions for photosensitive

photosensitive

/ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪtɪv/
adjective
1.
sensitive to electromagnetic radiation, esp light: a photosensitive photographic film
Derived Forms
photosensitivity, noun
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photosensitive in Medicine

photosensitive pho·to·sen·si·tive (fō'tō-sěn'sĭ-tĭv)
adj.

  1. Sensitive or responsive to light or other radiant energy.

  2. Abnormally sensitive or reactive to light.

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