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fluo·res·cent

 (flo͝o-rĕs′ənt, flô-, flō-)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to fluorescence.
b. Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence: fluorescent corals; fluorescent light.
2. Glowing as if with fluorescence; vivid: bright fluorescent colors.
3. Of or relating to a light bulb that produces visible light by fluorescence, especially a glass tube whose inner wall is coated with a material that fluoresces when an electrical current causes a vapor within the tube to discharge photons.
n.
1. A fluorescent light bulb.
2. A lamp that is fitted with a fluorescent light bulb.
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fluorescent

(ˌflʊəˈrɛsənt)
adj
exhibiting or having the property of fluorescence
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fluo•res•cent

(flʊˈrɛs ənt, flɔ-, floʊ-)

adj.
1. possessing the property of fluorescence; exhibiting fluorescence.
2. strikingly bright or glowing.
n.
3. a lighting fixture that utilizes a fluorescent lamp.
[1853]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluorescent - a lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp
lighting fixture - a fixture providing artificial light
Adj.1.fluorescent - emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source
light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
2.fluorescent - brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light; "fluorescent colors"
colorful, colourful - having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"
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Translations
فلوريّمُسْتَشِع، فلورِسَنت
fluoreskujícísvětélkující
fluorescerende
loiste-
fluorescentan
fluoreszkáló
flúrljómandi
蛍光性の
형광성의
fluorescencijafluorescencinis
fluorescējošs
fluoreskujúci
självlysande
ไฟนีออน
floresanflorışıl
bằng huỳnh quang

fluorescent

[flʊəˈresnt] ADJ [lighting, tube, lamp] → fluorescente
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fluorescent

[flʊəˈrɛsənt] adj
[surface, substance, colour] → fluorescent(e)
[light] → fluorescent(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fluorescent

adj (= luminous) colourleuchtend; dye, paint, clothesfluoreszierend; fluorescent display/screenLeuchtanzeige f/-schirm m

fluorescent

:
fluorescent bulb
nLeuchtstoffbirne f
fluorescent light
fluorescent lighting
nNeonbeleuchtung f, → Neonröhre f
fluorescent tube
nLeuchtstoffröhre f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

fluorescent

[ˌflʊəˈrɛsnt] adj (lighting, tube) → fluorescente
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

fluorescent

(fluəˈresnt) adjective
giving off a certain kind of light. fluorescent light; fluorescent paint.
fluoˈrescence noun
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fluorescent

فلوريّ světélkující fluorescerende leuchtend φθορίζων fluorescente loiste- fluorescent fluorescentan fluorescente 蛍光性の 형광성의 fluorescerend fluorescerende fluorescencyjny fluorescente флуоресцентный självlysande ไฟนีออน floresan bằng huỳnh quang 荧光的
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fluor·es·cent

a. fluorescente, rel. a la fluorescencia;
___ antibodyanticuerpo ___;
___ troponemal antibody absorption testtécnica del anticuerpo ___.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

fluorescent

adj fluorescente
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In order to validate our results DNA bands with silver staining were compared with fluorescent staining.
Semiquantitative assessment of fluorescent staining, including that of dystrophin staining, has been performed for years.
Acidified living conditions for host species, in tandem with related OA effects on host/parasite relationships, can cause "alterations in community biodiversity and ecosystem structure." (7) Rates of snail shell growth under such stress are visualised in the lab via fluorescent staining. In comparing studio tank and intermediate host as habitable, temporary spaces for parasites, fluorescent green pigment is also used as a drawing medium.
Besides conventional diagnostic approaches, fluorescent staining technique was implemented to diagnose blood parasites (Tierney et al., 1983) in fast and reliable way using stains like Acridine orange.
Paraffin-embedded OV-CCA tissues from 18 patients were stained using a double fluorescent staining method.
[11] The lower percentage of detection in our study may be due to the fact that the included samples were initially declared negative after direct fluorescent staining, which is a more sensitive method as compared to direct ZN staining which was used by Chintapalli S et al.
The reagents required for smear microscopy (both Ziehl Neelsen and Fluorescent staining) include absolute alcohol.
Fluorescent staining was used to monitor epithelialization, and anterior segment optical coherence tomography and confocal microscope were used to observe the postoperative recovery.
Fluorescent Staining. The adherent EPCs were first incubated with 2.4 [micro]g/ml 1,1,-dioctadecyl-3,3,3,,3,-tetramethylindocarbocyanine- labeled acLDL (DiI-acLDL, Molecular Probe, USA) for 4 hours and then fixed in 4% paraformaldehyde for 10 minutes.
From a total of 54 positive cases routine ZN stain was positive in 45 (46%), Kinyoun stain was positive in 54 (56%) and fluorescent staining was positive in 54 (56%) cases.

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