bioluminescent etymology

English word bioluminescent comes from English bio- (Life. Organic life.), English luminescent (Emitting light by luminescence.)

Detailed word origin of bioluminescent

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
bio- English (eng) Life. Organic life.
luminescent English (eng) Emitting light by luminescence.
bioluminescent English (eng) (biology, biochemistry) Exhibiting bioluminescence.

Words with the same origin as bioluminescent

Descendants of bio-
biochemical biochemistry biodegradable biodestructible biodiesel biodilution biodiversity bioelectric biofeedback biofriendly biofuel biogenic biogeophysical biohazard biomechanics biomedical bionics bionucleonic bioscan bioscope biosphere biosynthesis biotech bioweapon
Descendants of luminescent
luminesce