photosensitive

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having a reaction to, or able to be affected by, light
sensitive to visible light; "photographic film is light-sensitive"
reacting to light, for example by changing colour or producing an electrical current
{s} sensitive to light
photosensitivity
sensitivity to light, especially a heightened response to light
photosensitivity
The skin is oversensitive to light
photosensitivity
{i} sensitivity to light
photosensitivity
(also called reflex epilepsy) - is when a person reacts to sensory stimuli, such as flashing lights, computer screens or geometric patterns with a seizure It's estimated that about 5% of people with epilepsy are photosensitive
photosensitivity
Heightened skin response to sunlight or ultraviolet light (rapid burning when exposed to the sun)
photosensitivity
Increased sensitivity to light (photo-=light) A feature suggestive of SLE
photosensitivity
In certain situations, exposure to ultraviolet radiation can cause skin reactions, such as exaggerated sunburn For example, people who are taking certain antibiotics, tranquilizers, diuretics and other drugs may experience photosensitivity The skin reaction may consist of swelling, itching, inflammation, or a rash Some perfumes and citrus oils can also cause phototoxic reactions Individuals who experience photosensitive reactions are often advised by their physicians to minimize exposure to sunlight, protect the skin with clothing and use a high-SPF broad spectrum sunscreen (SPF 30 or 45)
photosensitivity
sensitivity to the action of radiant energy
photosensitivity
sensitivity to light, particularly to ultraviolet radiation
photosensitivity
The characteristic of a material that causes it to change properties when exposed to light
photosensitivity
Photosensitivity is being sensitive to ultraviolet light
photosensitive

    Silbentrennung

    pho·to·sen·si·tive

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    Etymologie

    [ -'sen(t)-s(&-)tiv ] (adjective.) 1886. From photo + sensitive

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