Definition of Photophobia in English :

Define Photophobia in English

Photophobia meaning in English

Meaning of Photophobia in English

Pronunciation of Photophobia in English

Photophobia pronunciation in English

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see synonyms of photophobia


1. photophobia

a morbid fear of light

2. photalgia, photophobia

pain in the eye resulting from exposure to bright light (often associated with albinism)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of photophobia
1. pathology
abnormal sensitivity of the eyes to light, esp as the result of inflammation
2. psychiatry
abnormal fear of or aversion to sunlight or well-lit places

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see synonyms of photophobia
an abnormal fear of light
an abnormal sensitivity to light, esp. of the eyes, as in measles and certain eye conditions

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see synonyms of photophobia
1. An abnormal sensitivity to or intolerance of light, especially by the eyes, as may be caused by eye inflammation, lack of pigmentation in the iris, or various diseases.
2. Fear of light.

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