rhodophylaxis

[ rō′dō-fə-lăksĭs ]

n.

The action of the pigment cells of the choroid of the eye in preserving or facilitating the regeneration of rhodopsin.
Related formsrho′do•phy•lactic (-lăktĭk) adj.
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