biophotogenesis

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • biophotogenesis — bio·photogenesis …   English syllables

  • biophotogenesis — ˌbī(ˌ)ō+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from bi (II) + photogenesis : production of bioluminescence …   Useful english dictionary

  • bioluminescence — n. [Gr. bios, life; L. luminescere, to grow light] The production of light by living organisms, as occurs in the insect orders of Collembola, Homoptera, Diptera and Coleoptera, all ctenophores, some cephalopods, a large number of polychaetes, and …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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