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the science that deals with actinism.


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  • Actinomadura

    actinomadura Actinomadura Ac·ti·no·mad·u·ra (āk’tə-nō-māj’ə-rə) n. A genus of aerobic, gram-positive, non-acid-fast fungi forming filaments that fragment into spores.

  • Actinometer

    a device for measuring intensity of radiation, especially that of the sun. Historical Examples It is a good plan to employ an actinometer to judge the correct exposure. Photographic Amusements, Ninth Edition Walter E. Woodbury and Frank R. Fraprie A Johnson’s actinometer is very useful to time the exposure. Photogravure Henry R. Blaney You may […]

  • Actinomere

    noun another name for antimere

  • Actinomorphic

    Biology. having radial symmetry. Botany. (of certain flowers, as the buttercup) divisible vertically into similar halves by each of a number of planes passing through the axis. adjective (botany) (esp of a flower) having radial symmetry, as buttercups See also zygomorphic actinomorphic (āk’tə-nō-môr’fĭk) Relating to a flower that can be divided into equal halves along […]

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