photophobic


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photophobic

[‚fōd·ə′fō·bik]
(biology)
Avoiding light.
Exhibiting negative phototropism.
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With the exception of two subjects--who, in addition to migraine, had diagnoses of photophobic muscle contraction headache and pseudotumor cerebri, respectively--all of the other patients [in the study] had relief within minutes of inserting the lenses, and pain relief was maximal within 90 minutes," Dr.
The harsh sun had damaged the girls' skin and you could tell they were photophobic.
As for Adapted Screenplay, there really doesn't seem to be anything - certainly not About A Boy - to stop Charlie Kaufman and fictional brother Donald lifting the honours, though since Charlie's so photophobic, it'll probably by Donald who collects.
I note in passing that I also experimented with a photophobic robot, where lamps act as repellents rather than attractors.
The novel environment and the light provide the stressors, because rodents are photophobic.
barbus is photophobic and lives in the middle of the river (deep water, currents) while B.
Never the artist of plein-air paintings--he once claimed "faites faux et ajoutez un accent de nature"--he was already photophobic by the time of his stay with the Mussons and the bright light of the city often forced him to stay indoors.
Cornelius Hurt is a 15-month-old Caucasian male who presents after waking from his nap screaming, refusing to open his eyes, and seeming photophobic.
Thus, the photophobic vampire "becomes a kind of sun-king.
If a person is photophobic (light sensitive), light filtering lenses, such as Corning CPF or Younger PLS filters, which block the ultra violet and visible blue portion of the light spectrum may be very useful.
It can be worthwhile starting the dispensing process ahead of the sight test as the optometrist may use a mydriatic resulting in the child becoming irritable due to the stinging sensation from the drops and subsequently blurred and photophobic shortly afterwards.