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visible light stimulus (XCO:0000283)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
controlled exposure to ambient light  
controlled exposure to red light 
controlled light/dark cycle +  
visible light stimulus  
Exposure to visible light in a manner, such as for a length of time or at a level, which would not be considered natural, usual or environmental and which is designed to elicit or evoke an action or response in a cell, an excitable tissue, or an organism.

Exact Synonyms: light therapy ;   phototherapy
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007, Miller-Keane:Miller-Keane_Encyclopedia_and_Dictionary_of_Medicine_Nursing_and_Allied_Health--7th_Ed

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