fluoresce

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verb fluo·resce \flu̇-ˈres, flȯ-\

Definition of fluoresce

fluoresced

fluorescing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to produce, undergo, or exhibit fluorescence

fluorescer

noun

Origin and Etymology of fluoresce

back-formation from fluorescence


First Known Use: 1874


Medical Dictionary

fluoresce

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intransitive verb flu·o·resce \ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ˈes, flōr-, flȯr-\

Medical Definition of fluoresce

fluoresced

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fluorescing

  1. :  to produce, undergo, or exhibit fluorescence

fluorescer

noun

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