The study of the effect of light on chemicals.

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  • Actinology — Ac ti*nol o*gy, n. [Gr. ?, ?, ray + logy.] The science which treats of rays of light, especially of the actinic or chemical rays. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • actinology — [ak΄tə näl′ə jē] n. the science of light rays and their chemical effects …   English World dictionary

  • actinology — ˌaktəˈnäləjē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary actin + logy 1. : a science that deals with actinism and photochemical effects 2. : correspondence of similar parts of a radiate animal (as of the different actinomeres) :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • actinology — n. [Gr. aktis, ray; logos, discourse] 1. The study of radially symmetrical animals. 2. The study of the activity of radiation …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • actinology — /ak teuh nol euh jee/, n. the science that deals with actinism. [1855 60; ACTINO + LOGY] * * * …   Universalium

  • actinology — ac·ti·nol·o·gy .ak tə näl ə jē n, pl gies a science that deals with actinism and photochemical effects …   Medical dictionary

  • actinology — n. scientific study of actinism (element in radiant energy which produces photochemical activity) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • actinology — ac·ti·nol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • actinology —   n. science of chemical effects of light …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • actinologist — noun A student of actinology; one versed in the science of actinology …   Wiktionary

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