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fluorescence

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noun flu·o·res·cence \-ˈes-ən(t)s\

Medical Definition of fluorescence

  1. :  luminescence that is caused by the absorption of radiation at one wavelength followed by nearly immediate reradiation usually at a different wavelength and that ceases almost immediately when the incident radiation stops; also :  the radiation emitted

fluorescent \-ˈes-ənt\play adjective
fluorescently adverb




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