lumiflavin

noun
lu·​mi·​fla·​vin | \ ˌlü-mə-ˈflā-vən How to pronounce lumiflavin (audio) \

Medical Definition of lumiflavin

: a yellow-green fluorescent crystalline compound C13H12N4O2 that is formed from riboflavin by ultraviolet irradiation in alkaline solution

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“Lumiflavin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lumiflavin. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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