Definition of photoprotect in English:

photoprotect

verb

Biology
  • with object To protect (living matter) against the harmful effects of light, especially ultraviolet radiation. Also without object. Compare photoprotection.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Radiation Research. From photo- + protect, after photoprotection.

Pronunciation

photoprotect

/ˈfəʊtə(ʊ)prəˌtɛkt/