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Meaning of iodopsin

i•o•dop•sin

Pronunciation: (ī"u-dop'sin), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. a photosensitive violet pigment that occurs in the cones of the retina and is transformed by light into retinal and an opsin protein. Cf. rhodopsin.
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