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photosensitize

[foh-tuh-sen-si-tahyz] /ˌfoʊ təˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪz/
verb (used with object), photosensitized, photosensitizing.
1.
to make (a material) photosensitive, as by the application of a photosensitive emulsion.
Also, especially British, photosensitise.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; photosensit(ive) + -ize
Related forms
photosensitization, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for photosensitize

photosensitize

/ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make (an organism or substance) photosensitive
Derived Forms
photosensitization, photosensitisation, noun
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photosensitize in Medicine

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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