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chemiluminescence

 [kem″ĭ-loo″mĭ-nes´ens]
luminescence produced by direct transformation of chemical energy into light energy.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

chem·i·lu·mi·nes·cence

(kem'ē-lū'min-es'ens),
Light produced by chemical action usually at, or below, room temperature.
Synonym(s): chemoluminescence
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chem·i·lu·mi·nes·cence

(kem'ē-lū-mi-nes'ĕns)
Light produced by chemical action usually at, or below, room temperature.
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