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Verb: photosensitize  ,fow-tow'sen-su,tIz
  1. Make (an organism or substance) sensitive to the influence of radiant energy and especially light
    "Between 1908 and 1910 Hausmann discovered that hematoporphyrin can photosensitize animal skin";
    - photosensitise [Brit]

Derived forms: photosensitized, photosensitizes, photosensitizing

Type of: sensitise [Brit], sensitize