bioluminescence definition

  • noun:
    • Emission of noticeable light by living organisms like the firefly and various seafood, fungi, and bacteria.
    • The emission of light by an income system (eg a firefly).
    • a type of luminescence produced by biological or biochemical processes, such a glowworm glow or perhaps the activity of luciferase on luciferin. A well-known example is that of firefly luminescence. See also luciferin.
    • luminescence made by physiological procedures (like in the firefly)
    • Emission of noticeable light by living organisms like the firefly and differing fish, fungi, and germs.
    • The emission of light by an income system (particularly a firefly).
    • a type of luminescence created by biological or biochemical processes, particularly a glowworm glow or perhaps the action of luciferase on luciferin. A well-known example is that of firefly luminescence. See additionally luciferin.
    • luminescence generated by physiological procedures (as in the firefly)

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