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Meaning of PHOTOSENSITIVITY

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  sensitivity to the action of radiant energy
 

PHOTOSENSITIVITY is a 16 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: radiosensitivity
 
 See Also: sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Oversensitivity of the skin to sunlight or other radiant energy, sometimes following exposure to sensitizing chemicals or drugs, resulting in accelerated burning of the skin by ultraviolet (UV) light; possible effects range from itching and swelling to skin cancer.
 

 

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