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actinic

[‚ak′tin·ik]
(physics)
Pertaining to electromagnetic radiation capable of initiating photochemical reactions, as in photography or the fading of pigments.

actinic

Pertaining to shortwave electromagnetic radiation capable of initiating photochemical reactions, as in photography or the fading of pigments. Because of the particularly strong action of ultraviolet radiation on photochemical processes, the term has come to be almost synonymous with ultraviolet, as in actinic rays.
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KX2-391, also known as KX-01, is a first-in-class dual Src kinase and tubulin polymerization inhibitor being developed as a topical medicinal product for the treatment of actinic keratosis.
As in previous studies, the number of actinic keratoses also declined in the nicotinamide group.
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Key clinical point: Field therapy for actinic keratoses using topical Ingenol mebutate resulted in Improved patient-reported outcomes.
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Clinical diagnosis of cutaneous horn over seborrheic keratosis or actinic keratosis was made.
Patients who did not regularly wear eyeglasses had a 40% higher rate of developing actinic keratoses on periocular skin.
Contact allergic sensitivity to plants and the photosen-sitivity dermatitis and actinic reticuloid syndrome.
23 June 2011 - Swedish pharma company Meda AB (STO: MEDA A) said today it had applied for marketing approval of actinic keratosis (AK) cream treatment Zyclara to the European Medicines Agency (EMA).
The research team, led by University of Alabama at Birmingham senior scientist Craig Elmets, evaluated the efficacy and safety of celecoxib as a chemo-preventive agent for actinic keratoses.
Over time, the number of actinic keratoses increased in the total group.