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fox·fire

 (fŏks′fīr′)
n.
A phosphorescent glow produced by certain bioluminescent fungi that grow on rotting wood.

foxfire

(ˈfɒksˌfaɪə)
n
(Plants) a luminescent glow emitted by certain fungi on rotting wood. See also bioluminescence

fox′fire`

or fox′-fire`,



n.
1. organic luminescence.
2. any of various fungi causing luminescence in decaying wood.
[1425–75]
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In addition to continuing to serve more than 65,000 firefighters in over 25 countries under division MN8 Foxfire, MN8 launched LumAware to provide commercial buildings, sports arenas, universities, hotels and more, with photoluminescent emergency egress systems and exit signs.
van Hazel concluded that, "Even in the absence of a statistically significant improvement in Progression-Free Survival at all sites, as was the case in SIRFLOX, and even as we await overall survival data from the combined 1100-patient SIRFLOX, FOXFIRE and FOXFIRE Global studies in 2017, these new pre-planned sub-group findings for PFS in the liver should lead oncologists to consider adding SIR-Spheres Y-90 resin microspheres to first-line chemotherapy.
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