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photodynamic Line breaks: photo|dynam¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌfəʊtəʊdʌɪˈnamɪk/

Definition of photodynamic in English:


Denoting treatment for cancer involving the injection of a cytotoxic compound which is relatively inactive until activated by a laser beam after collecting in the tumour: patients are being treated with photodynamic therapy
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  • It is suitable for a number of medical applications including photodynamic therapy for cancer treatments, ophthalmology, and dermatology.
  • New treatments such as photodynamic therapy and macular surgery may limit the extent of visual loss and in a few cases even restore sight.
  • The efficacy of photodynamic treatment may be increased by adjuvant treatments.
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