Definition of autofluorescence in English:

autofluorescence

noun

Biology
  • Fluorescence caused by a substance occurring naturally in a material, especially a tissue or biological sample, rather than by a fluorescent stain introduced into it.

Origin

Early 20th century. After French self-fluorescence.

Pronunciation

autofluorescence

/ˌɔːtə(ʊ)flʊəˈrɛsns/ /ˌɔːtə(ʊ)flɔːˈrɛsns/ /ˌɔːtə(ʊ)flʊˈrɛsns/