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actinolyte (s) (noun), actinolytes (pl)
1. A device which generates ultraviolet rays: The actinolye was an obsolete instrument used in actinotherapy.

The modern day equivalent would be a phototherapy device or a UV light emitter.
2. Any substance which undergoes a rather marked change when exposed to light: Jack had the assignment to find out if an actinolyte, or chemical compound, could be analyzed into its components or parts by light.

This entry is located in the following unit: actino-, actin-, actini-, -actinal, actis- + (page 3)