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1. rhodopsin

noun. ['roʊˈdɑːpsən'] a red photopigment in the retinal rods of vertebrates; dissociates into retinene by light.

Synonyms

  • photopigment
  • rod cell
  • retinal
  • visual purple
  • retinene
  • opsin
  • rod
  • retinal rod

Etymology

  • ῥόδον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Rhodopsin

  • hopson
  • dopson

Sentences with rhodopsin


1. Noun, singular or mass
Blacklights work in part by photobleaching the rhodopsin in the rods of your eyes.

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