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luminophore

or lu·mi·no·phor

[loo-muh-nuh-fawr, -fohr]
noun Physics, Chemistry.
  1. a molecule or group of molecules that emits light when illuminated.
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Origin of luminophore

1905–10; < Latin lūmin- (see lumen) + -o- + -phore
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luminophore in Medicine

luminophore

(lōōmə-nə-fôr′)
n.
  1. An atom or atomic grouping that when present in an organic compound increases the ability of the compound to luminesce.
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