Chemoluminescence

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Description

Luminescence produced as the result of a chemical reaction. An example of chemoluminescence is the luminol test which glows when it reacts with the iron in blood. Bioluminescence is chemoluminescence takes place in living organisms.

Synonyms and Related Terms

chemiluminescence; bioluminescence; Chemilumineszenz (Deut.); Chemolumineszenz (Deut.); Chemisches Licht (Deut.); chemiluminescentie (Ned.)

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