Definition of photooxidation in English:

photooxidation

Syllabification: pho·to·ox·i·da·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌfōtōˌäksiˈdāSHən
 
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noun

Chemistry
Oxidation caused by the action of light.
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  • One of the commonest processes for this is the reaction of oxygen, or oxygen containing species, with the dye energised by light, or photo-oxidation.
  • Under the microscope, prolonged exposure to light led to photo-oxidation of the few vesicles in the field of view.
  • This irradiance allowed growth without photoinhibition or photo-oxidation and this is important for effective comparisons of antioxidant activities.

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