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bioluminescence

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

Definition of BIOLUMINESCENCE

:  the emission of light from living organisms; also :  the light so produced
bio·lu·mi·nes·cent \-sənt\ adjective

Origin of BIOLUMINESCENCE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1916
Medical Dictionary

bioluminescence

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

Medical Definition of BIOLUMINESCENCE

:  the emission of light from living organisms; also :  the light so produced
bio·lu·mi·nes·cent \-ənt\ adjective

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