photoluminescence

noun
pho·​to·​lu·​mi·​nes·​cence | \ ˌfōt-ō-ˌlü-mə-ˈnes-ᵊn(t)s \

Medical Definition of photoluminescence

: luminescence in which the excitation is produced by visible or invisible light

Other Words from photoluminescence

photoluminescent \ -​ˈnes-​ᵊnt \ adjective

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