Origin of rhodopsinfrom Classical Greek rhodon, a rose (see Rhoda) + opsis, sight (see -opsis) + -in
Origin of rhodopsinrhod(o)- Greek opsis sight ; see -opsis . -in
(countable and uncountable, plural rhodopsins)
From Ancient Greek á¿¥ÏŒÎ´Î¿Î½ (rhodon, “rose"), due to its pinkish color, and á½„ÏˆÎ¹Ï‚ (opsis, “sight").