emission spectrum

noun

Medical Definition of emission spectrum

: an electromagnetic spectrum that derives its characteristics from the material of which the emitting source is made and from the way in which the material is excited — compare absorption spectrum

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“Emission spectrum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/emission%20spectrum. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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