Definition of Photobleaching

1. Verb. (present participle of photobleach) ¹



2. Noun. The destruction of a photochemical fluorescence by high-intensity light ¹

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Medical Definition of Photobleaching

1. Light induced change in a chromophore, resulting in the loss of its absorption of light of a particular wavelength. A problem in fluorescence microscopy where prolonged illumination leads to progressive fading of the emitted light because less of the exciting wavelength is being absorbed. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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