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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or exhibiting the property of radiant energy especially in the visible and ultraviolet spectral regions by which chemical changes are produced.

Usage examples (35)
  • Sunburn is an example of an actinic burn.
  • Fluorouracil ointment reduced potentially cancerous skin patches called actinic keratoses.
  • Now, her husband has had four precancerous lesions, called actinic keratosis, taken off of his face.
  • At each end of the solar spectrum the chemist can detect the presence of what are known as 'actinic' rays. for more
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