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Definition of the adjective actinic

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  1. relating to or exhibiting actinism

Phrases with actinic

  1. actinic ray
  2. actinic keratosis
  3. actinic radiation
  4. actinic dermatitis

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Molecular Mechanisms of Disease (2009)

With 213 Tables by Florian Lang

Actinic. Keratosis. MEINHARD SCHILLER1, DOROTHE ́E NASHAN2, CORD SUNDERKO ̈TTER1 1Department of Dermatology and Venerology, University Hospital of Muenster, Muenster, Germany 2Department of Dermatology, University of ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Dermatology (2012)

by Lionel Fry, Fenella Wojnarowska, Parvin Shahrad

Actinic reticuloid and photosensitive eczema were originally thought to be two separate diseases, but are now considered to be probably two ends of a spectrum and are now termed 'chronic actinic dermatitis'. Patients have been observed to ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acromial actinic prurigo acromial. See acromion. acromial process /ۑkrǀމmƝāۑl/[ Gk, akron, extremity, ǀPRV, shoulder], a flat, triangular lateral extension of the scapula. acromicria /akމrۑmikމrƝāۑ/, an anomaly characterised by abnormally ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1919)

by Casey Albert Wood

rays than light at lower levels, because as light travels down through the atmosphere it loses its actinic rays by absorption much more rapidly than its heat rays. We, therefore, who live at the bottom of the aerial ocean, are used to a light much ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

by Joseph Segen

actinic. cancer. A skin cancer attributable to excess exposure to solar radiation, most common in the head & neck,

actinic. keratosis. Senile keratosis, solar keratosis Dermatology A premalignant lesion of sunexposed skin that is overly ...

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

ACTINIC DAMAGE • Skin damage caused by the sun. ACTINIC KERATOSES • AK. Roughness and thickening of the skin caused by overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. Actinic keratoses, also called solar keratoses, age spots, or liver ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

actinic Pertaining to electromagnetic radiation capable of initiating photochemical ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases (1889)

by Edwin James Houston

Actinic Photometer. — (See Photometer, Actinic.) Actinic IC:>) s. — The rays of light, or other forms of radiant energy that possess the power of effecting chemical decomposition. (See Decomposition.) All rays of light, and even some of those ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Photography for Amateur and Professional Photographers (1902)

by Edward John Wall

Actinic Actinograph — Aetinometer 35 fluid ounces) of the ordinary fixing bath, as made by dissolving one part of hypo in 4 parts of water, is mixed with 50 cubic centimetres (or about 1 j fluid ounces) of the acid-sulphite lye, and the bath is ...

Google previewThe Doctors' Dictionary, 2nd edition (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors by Joseph C Segen

See Chemical deficiency chemical peel Chemexfoliation A technique in which phenol or trichloroacetic acid–TCA is “painted” on elderly sunexposed skin covered by extensive premalignant actinic keratosis. See Actinic keratosis. Cf Laser ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Doctors Dictionary (2011)

A medical dictionary written by a doctor for doctors, now illustrated by Joseph C Segen

See Chemical deficiency chemical peel Chemexfoliation A technique in which phenol or trichloroacetic acid–TCA is “painted” on elderly sunexposed skin covered by extensive premalignant actinic keratosis. See Actinic keratosis. Cf Laser ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Men's Health (2005)

by Glenn S. Rothfeld, Deborah S. Romaine

actinic keratosis A skin condition in which overexposure to the sun causes patches of rough, thickened skin that are at high risk for becoming cancerous. The patches typically start ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1I1C3

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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