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photosensitization

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or process of inducing photosensitivity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The acquisition of photosensitivity
  • n. The transfer of a photon from one excited state to another, which then undergoes a reaction

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Examples

  • The use of musk Ambrette was discontinued after studies demonstrated its tendency to irritate the skin through photosensitization.

    Synthetic musks

  • Percy Lindgren, a visiting faculty member from the Karolinska Institute, also worked with us for a while on photosensitization by nitrite.

    Robert F. Furchgott - Autobiography

  • This species is known to cause percutaneous photosensitization in man, probably due to the presence of coumarins and furocoumarins, including ficusin (Watt and Breyer Brandwijk, 1962).

    Chapter 6

  • - May cause: frequent vomiting, diarrhea, stomach-ache, headache, dizziness, skin allergy and photosensitization, especially with the single dose treatment.

    Chapter 4

  • - Risk of extrapyramidal manifestations, orthostatic hypotension and photosensitization to the sun.

    Chapter 4

  • - May cause: orthostatic hypotension, photosensitization, disturbance of electrolytes, skin allergies.

    Chapter 4

  • According to the literature on Lantana camara, another Verbenaceous plants which resembles very much the preceding plant, Lantana camara has toxic products especially against the liver and the skin, such as those which show some photosensitization.

    Chapter 12

  • For more information, the physician can read about the trade names, descriptions of all the medicinal parts of the plant, actions and pharmacology (including the compounds and their effects, with citations), the results of clinical trials, contraindications, precautions and adverse reactions (photosensitization is a biggie for St. John's wort), dosage information, and a complete list of literature citations.

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  • Risk of photosensitization seizure can be reduced with the following actions.

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  • The guidelines for nonclinical PK studies were skin sensitization and skin photosensitization for noti fi ed in January 1991.

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