Definition of photosensitized in English:

photosensitized

(also photosensitised)

adjective

  • 1Rendered sensitive to the action of light.

  • 2Chemistry and Biochemistry. Of a reaction or process: initiated by the absorption of light energy.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From photo- + sensitized Compare photosensitizer and slightly later photosensitize.

Pronunciation

photosensitized

/ˌfəʊtəʊˈsɛnsɪtʌɪzd/