Bioluminescence

Definition of Bioluminescence

Bi´o`lu`mi`nes´cence   Pronunciation: bī´ô`lŌ`mĭ`nĕs´ens
n.1.a type of luminescence produced by biological or biochemical processes, such as a glowworm glow or the action of luciferase on luciferin. A well-known example is that of firefly luminescence. See also luciferin.

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