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rhodopsin

rho·dop·sin

rhodopsin

pronunciation:
ro dap sihn
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part of speech: noun
definition: the red, light-sensitive protein pigment that is present in the retina of the eye and provides vision in dim light.
Word Parts
The word rhodopsin contains the following parts:
op, ops, opt, opto, ophthalm, ophthalmo, -opia, -opsy Greek root that means eye, visual condition, vision, sight, inspection
synonyms:
ocul
 
rhod, rhodo Greek root that means red