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bioluminescence

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noun bio·lu·mi·nes·cence \ˌbī-ō-ˌlü-mə-ˈne-sən(t)s\

Definition of bioluminescence

  1. :  the emission of light from living organisms; also :  the light so produced

bio·lu·mi·nes·cent play \-sənt\ adjective


Origin of bioluminescence

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1916


Medical Dictionary

bioluminescence

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noun bio·lu·mi·nes·cence \ˌbī-ō-ˌlü-mə-ˈnes-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of bioluminescence

  1. :  the emission of light from living organisms; also :  the light so produced

  2. bio·lu·mi·nes·cent \-ənt\play adjective





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