photopathy

photopathy
pho·top·a·thy

English syllables. 2014.

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  • photopathy — photopathic /foh teuh path ik/, adj. /foh top euh thee/, n. 1. movement of an organism in response to the intensity of light, esp. away from the source of light. 2. any condition or disease produced by the effect of light, esp. in excessive… …   Universalium

  • photopathy — Any disease caused by exposure to light. [photo + G. pathos, suffering] * * * pho·top·a·thy (fo topґə the) [photo + pathy] a pathologic effect produced by light …   Medical dictionary

  • photopathy — n. movement in response to light; disease caused by the effects of light …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photopathy — fōˈtäpəthē noun ( es) Etymology: phot + pathy 1. : pronounced and usually negative photoaxis or phototropism 2. : any diseased condition caused by light especially through overexposure * * * photopathic /foh teuh path ik/, adj. /foh top euh …   Useful english dictionary

  • photopathic — |fōd.ə|pathik adjective Etymology: photopathy + ic : of or relating to photopathy …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of medical roots, suffixes and prefixes — This is a list of roots, suffixes, and prefixes used in medical terminology, their meanings, and their etymology. There are a few rules when using medical roots. Firstly, prefixes and suffixes, primarily in Greek, but also in Latin, have a… …   Wikipedia

  • φωτοπάθεια — η, Ν ζωολ. αντίδραση ορισμένων ζωικών ειδών στο φως, κατά την οποία το άτομο τείνει να τοποθετηθεί σε μια ζώνη τού φωτεινού πεδίου στην οποία η ένταση τού φωτός είναι συμβατή με τον τρόπο ζωής του ή με τις συνήθειες συμπεριφοράς του. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ.… …   Dictionary of Greek

  • photonosus —   n. morbid condition due to exposure to light.    ♦ photopathy, n. any such disease …   Dictionary of difficult words

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