bioluminescence

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌbaɪ̯oʊ̯ˌluməˈnɛsəns/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧o‧lu‧mi‧nes‧cence

Etymology[edit]

bio- +‎ luminescence

Noun[edit]

bioluminescence (uncountable)

  1. (biology, biochemistry) The emission of light by a living organism (such as a firefly).

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