opsin definition

  • noun:
    • A protein for the retina, especially the necessary protein constituent of rhodopsin, that makes up one of many visual pigments.
    • Any of a small grouping of light-sensitive proteins in the retina
    • retinal protein formed because of the activity of light on rhodopsin

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