chemiluminescence

noun chemi·lu·mi·nes·cence \ ˌke-mē-ˌlü-mə-ˈne-sᵊn(t)s , ˌkē- \

Definition of chemiluminescence

: luminescence (such as bioluminescence) due to chemical reaction

chemiluminescent

play \-ˈne-sᵊnt\ adjective

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chemiluminescence

noun che·mi·lu·mi·nes·cence \ ˌkem-i-ˌlü-mə-ˈnes-ᵊn(t)s, ˌkē-mi- \

medical Definition of chemiluminescence

: luminescence (as bioluminescence) due to chemical reaction usually at low temperatures

chemiluminescent

play \-ˈnes-ᵊnt\ adjective

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