iodopsin definition by Webster's New World
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a photosensitive, violet-colored protein pigment found in the cones of the retinas of animals that have color vision
Origin: ; from iod(o)- plush Classical Greek opsis, sight (; from ōps, eye) plush -in
iodopsin definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A violet, light-sensitive pigment found in the retinal cones of the eye.
iodopsin - Medical Definition
A violet, light-sensitive visual pigment found in the cones of the retina. Also called visual violet.