photosensitize


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pho·to·sen·si·tize

 (fō′tō-sĕn′sĭ-tīz′)
tr.v. pho·to·sen·si·tized, pho·to·sen·si·tiz·ing, pho·to·sen·si·tiz·es
To make (an organism, a cell, or a substance) photosensitive.

pho′to·sen′si·tiz′er n.
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photosensitize

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪˌtaɪz) or

photosensitise

vb
(Chemistry) (tr) to make (an organism or substance) photosensitive
ˌphotoˌsensitiˈzation, ˌphotoˌsensitiˈsation n
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pho•to•sen•si•tize

(ˌfoʊ təˈsɛn sɪˌtaɪz)

v.t. -tized, -tiz•ing.
to make (a material) photosensitive, as by application of a photosensitive emulsion.
[1920–25]
pho`to•sen`si•ti•za′tion, n.
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photosensitize


Past participle: photosensitized
Gerund: photosensitizing

Imperative
photosensitize
photosensitize
Present
I photosensitize
you photosensitize
he/she/it photosensitizes
we photosensitize
you photosensitize
they photosensitize
Preterite
I photosensitized
you photosensitized
he/she/it photosensitized
we photosensitized
you photosensitized
they photosensitized
Present Continuous
I am photosensitizing
you are photosensitizing
he/she/it is photosensitizing
we are photosensitizing
you are photosensitizing
they are photosensitizing
Present Perfect
I have photosensitized
you have photosensitized
he/she/it has photosensitized
we have photosensitized
you have photosensitized
they have photosensitized
Past Continuous
I was photosensitizing
you were photosensitizing
he/she/it was photosensitizing
we were photosensitizing
you were photosensitizing
they were photosensitizing
Past Perfect
I had photosensitized
you had photosensitized
he/she/it had photosensitized
we had photosensitized
you had photosensitized
they had photosensitized
Future
I will photosensitize
you will photosensitize
he/she/it will photosensitize
we will photosensitize
you will photosensitize
they will photosensitize
Future Perfect
I will have photosensitized
you will have photosensitized
he/she/it will have photosensitized
we will have photosensitized
you will have photosensitized
they will have photosensitized
Future Continuous
I will be photosensitizing
you will be photosensitizing
he/she/it will be photosensitizing
we will be photosensitizing
you will be photosensitizing
they will be photosensitizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been photosensitizing
you have been photosensitizing
he/she/it has been photosensitizing
we have been photosensitizing
you have been photosensitizing
they have been photosensitizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been photosensitizing
you will have been photosensitizing
he/she/it will have been photosensitizing
we will have been photosensitizing
you will have been photosensitizing
they will have been photosensitizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been photosensitizing
you had been photosensitizing
he/she/it had been photosensitizing
we had been photosensitizing
you had been photosensitizing
they had been photosensitizing
Conditional
I would photosensitize
you would photosensitize
he/she/it would photosensitize
we would photosensitize
you would photosensitize
they would photosensitize
Past Conditional
I would have photosensitized
you would have photosensitized
he/she/it would have photosensitized
we would have photosensitized
you would have photosensitized
they would have photosensitized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.photosensitize - make (an organism or substance) sensitive to the influence of radiant energy and especially light
sensitise, sensitize - cause to sense; make sensitive; "She sensitized me with respect to gender differences in this traditional male-dominated society"; "My tongue became sensitized to good wine"
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Translations

photosensitize

[ˌfəʊtəʊˈsensɪˌtaɪz] VTfotosensibilizar
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These results confirm the ability of the xanthenic dyes incorporated in the SSO films to photosensitize the formation of [O.sub.2]([sup.1][[DELTA].sub.g]) under green LED irradiation.
They are less able to photosensitize. In effect, they can no longer pay their rent.
We perform our methods by activating cell-selective photophoric labels, which photosensitize and chemically reduce a photosensitive metal compound to form metal grains, particles or crystals.