Definition of photobiology in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfōdōbīˈäləjē/


The study of the effects of light on living organisms.
Example sentences
  • The search for new compounds with potential photosensitization activity for biological systems is relevant to the science of photobiology.
  • Mice, because of their size, cost and ease of handling, are used regularly for experiments in photobiology and immunology.
  • These data demonstrate the usefulness of these assays for environmental photobiology and the potential for their use in studying the relative impacts of UVB versus UVA, including ozone depletion events.

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Syllabification: pho·to·bi·ol·o·gy

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