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bioluminescent (adjective), more bioluminescent, most bioluminescent
1. Related to living organisms that emit radiance: Fireflies are bioluminescent creatures.
2. A reference to the production of radiation by living organisms as a result of the oxidation of a light-producing substance (luciferin) by the enzyme luciferase and occurs in many marine organisms and insects; such as, the firefly, etc.: Jonathan reported to his botany class about his strange and disturbing walk through the woods when he saw bioluminescent fungi glimmering in the dark.
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