photopsin

[fō-tŏpsĭn]

n.

The protein component of the pigment iodopsin in the cones of the retina of the eye.

Nearby words

  1. photopolymerization,
  2. photopositive,
  3. photoprint,
  4. photoproton,
  5. photopsia,
  6. photopsy,
  7. photoptarmosis,
  8. photoradiation,
  9. photoradiation therapy,
  10. photoreaction


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