Meaning of fluorophore in English:

fluorophore

noun

(also fluorophor)
Chemistry
  • 1Any group of atoms whose presence in a molecule causes the molecule to be fluorescent.

  • 2Any fluorescent compound.

Pronunciation

fluorophore

/ˈflʊərəfɔː/ /ˈflɔːrəfɔː/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From fluoro- + -phore.