Meaning of Kirlian photography

Kir'li•an photog'raphy

Pronunciation: (kēr'lē-un), [key]
  1. a photographic process that supposedly records electrical discharges naturally emanating from living objects, producing an auralike glow surrounding the object on a photographic plate or film with which the object is in direct contact.
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