/ (ˌpɔːfɪˈrɒpsɪn) /
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a purple pigment occurring in the retina of the eye of certain freshwater fishes
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Word Origin for porphyropsin
C20: from Greek porphura purple + -opsis + -in, on the model of rhodopsin
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