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inflammation of the skin caused by sunlight or other radiation.
dermatitis from exposure to radiation, esp ultraviolet light or X-rays

actinodermatitis ac·ti·no·der·ma·ti·tis (āk’tə-nō-dûr’mə-tī’tĭs)

Inflammation of the skin produced by exposure to sunlight.

Adverse reaction of skin to radiation therapy.


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