photoaging
noun Date: 1986 the cumulative detrimental effects (as wrinkles or dark spots) on skin that result from long-term exposure to sunlight and especially ultraviolet light

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  • Photoaging — or photoageing[1] (also known as Dermatoheliosis [2]) is a term used for the characteristic changes induced by chronic UVA and UVB exposure.[3]:29 Tretinoin is the best studied retinoid in the treatment of photoaging[4] The deterioration of… …   Wikipedia

  • photoaging — Damage from years of sun exposure, particularly wrinkling of skin. [[photo + aging]] * * * pho·to·ag·ing āj iŋ n the cumulative detrimental effects (as wrinkles or dark spots) on skin that result from long term exposure to sunlight and esp.… …   Medical dictionary

  • photoaging — fotosenėjimas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. photoageing; photoaging vok. Lichtalterung, f rus. световое старение, n; старение под действием света, n; фотостарение, n pranc. vieillissement à la lumière, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • photoaging — /foh toh ay jing/, n. damage to the skin, as wrinkles or discoloration, caused by prolonged exposure to sunlight. [1985 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • photoaging — noun The damaging effect of prolonged exposure to sunlight on the skin, especially wrinkling, discoloration and susceptibility to cancer …   Wiktionary

  • photoaging — n. premature aging of the skin caused by exposure to the ultraviolet radiation in sunlight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • photoaging — pho·to·aging …   English syllables

  • photoaging — pho•to•ag•ing [[t]ˌfoʊ toʊˈeɪ dʒɪŋ[/t]] n. clo pat damage to the skin, as wrinkles or discoloration, caused by prolonged exposure to sunlight • Etymology: 1985–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • photoaging — ˌ noun Etymology: phot + aging, gerund of age (II) : the cumulative detrimental effects (as wrinkles or dark spots) on skin that result from long term exposure to sunlight and especially ultraviolet light • photoaged adjective * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Human skin — Skin epidermis (A), dermis (B), and subcutis (C), showing a hair follicle (1), sweat gland (11) sebaceous gland (7) Latin cutis …   Wikipedia

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