actinic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀκτίς, ἀκτῖν- (aktís, aktîn-, ray) +‎ -ic.

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Adjective[edit]

actinic (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to actinism.
    1. Related to or caused by radiation (used most often in reference to light, especially that in the ultraviolet range). In medicine, actinic keratoses usually occur in sundamaged skin and exhibit hyperkeratosis.[1]
  2. Composed of actin.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kumar, Vinay; Abbas, Abul K Abul.; Aster, Jon (2015) Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease (9th ed.). Saunders Elsevier. p. 1154 →ISBN

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French actinique

Adjective[edit]

actinic m or n (feminine singular actinică, masculine plural actinici, feminine and neuter plural actinice)

  1. actinic

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