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luminescence

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

Medical Definition of luminescence

  1. :  the low-temperature emission of light produced especially by physiological processes (as in the firefly), by chemical action, by friction, or by electrical action; also :  light produced by luminescence

luminesce \-ˈnes\play intransitive verb luminesced; luminescing
luminescent \-ənt\play adjective




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