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bi·o·lu·mi·nes·cence
[bahy-oh-loo-muh-nes-uhns]
NOUN
1.
the production of light by living organisms.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bioluminescence

Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism. It is a form of chemiluminescence. Bioluminescence occurs widely in marine ...

oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/biolum.html

Bioluminescence is the production and emission of light by a living organism.

oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/facts/bioluminescence.html

Mar 5, 2013 ... Bioluminescence, or the ability of an organism to create light, is one of nature's most amazing phenomena, seemingly drawn more from science ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/bioluminescence

Jun 13, 2013 ... Bioluminescence is of great interest to the Navy. When objects move through the ocean, they can cause bioluminescent organisms to flash.

www.livescience.com/32651-what-causes-bioluminescence-.html

Jun 16, 2010 ... Though humans can't create our own light, some animals do, in a process called bioluminescence. Fireflies are perhaps the best known ...

photobiology.info/LeeBasicBiolum.html

On mention of the subject of Bioluminescence, most people think of the tiny flying lights appearing among the bushes and trees on warm summer evenings.

www.whoi.edu/info/biolum.html

Dec 31, 1997 ... Bioluminescence -- the emission of visible light by living organisms -- is a characteristic of many near-surface ocean creatures. It is in the ...

scripps.ucsd.edu/labs/mlatz/bioluminescence/bioluminescence-questions-and-answers

Here are answers to 10 common questions about bioluminescence: What are some of the different animals that make light? Although bioluminescence may be  ...