Definition of oxyluciferin in US English:

oxyluciferin

noun

Biochemistry
  • The oxidized form of a luciferin produced by the action of a luciferase.

Origin

Early 20th century. From oxy- + luciferin.

Pronunciation

oxyluciferin

/ˌɒksɪl(j)uːˈsɪf(ə)rɪn/