[ loo-muh-nuh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ ˈlu mə nəˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /
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noun Physics, Chemistry.
a molecule or group of molecules that emits light when illuminated.
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Medical definitions for luminophore
[ lōō′mə-nə-fôr′ ]
An atom or atomic grouping that when present in an organic compound increases the ability of the compound to luminesce.
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