photosensitizing agent

(FOH-toh-SEN-sih-ty-zing AY-jent)

A drug used in photodynamic therapy. When absorbed by cancer cells and exposed to light, the drug becomes active and kills the cancer cells. Also called photosensitizer.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "photosensitizing agent"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "medicamento fotosensibilizador"

Medicamento que se usa en la terapia fotodinámica. Cuando las células cancerosas lo absorben y se exponen a la luz, el medicamento se vuelve activo y destruye las células cancerosas. También se llama fotosensibilizador.