photophobic


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photophobic

[‚fōd·ə′fō·bik]
(biology)
Avoiding light.
Exhibiting negative phototropism.
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"But then the woman I was talking to at the centre said she thought he might be crying because he was photophobic. ''We then walked upstairs and it was really obvious because there were windows at intervals up the stairs and each time we went past one he would try to turn his face away." Anna realised that Sam's condition was affecting his wellbeing.
These visits were typically prompted by nausea resulting from poor glucose control or photophobic migraines; the normal course of treatment was symptom relief and a rapid discharge.
Another factor is that higher imaging rates require more light on the subject, and many fish are photophobic. While faster is always better, a reasonable compromise between cost, lighting, and biological relevance is 250 ips for fast-start escape responses in fish.
I thought "this man is really photophobic (sensitive to light), why didn't they put him in a room earlier?" Then as he removed his hand and revealed a cloudy cornea, I knew.
Because Soudani's film revolves around people's responses to Von Graffenried's photos of them, it explicitly addresses the photographer's published remarks about Algeria being the most photophobic country he's ever experienced.
* Are blind and photophobic and may or may not be migraine patients
"We are doing some interesting things with greater planting density and with trellising systems--an innovative pergola to create a more appropriate microclimate for the photophobic Riesling.
Garrison and colleague Kathleen Saathoff of San Jacinto Methodist Hospital in Baytown, Texas, presented the results of a case series of 33 patients with a history of photophobic headache who were offered bilateral insertion of special-order red-tinted contact lenses during acute pain attacks.
The harsh sun had damaged the girls' skin and you could tell they were photophobic. The younger girl's prescription was a dose match to nay daughter's old glasses.
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.