photosensitivity definition

  • noun:
    • Sensitivity or responsiveness to light.
    • Medicine An abnormally heightened reaction, specifically of your skin, to sunlight or ultraviolet radiation, brought on by particular disorders or chemicals and described as a toxic or hypersensitive reaction.
    • sensitivity to light, specially an elevated reaction to light
    • sensitivity into activity of radiant energy

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