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[ahy-uh-dop-sin] /ˌaɪ əˈdɒp sɪn/

noun, Biochemistry.
a photosensitive violet pigment that occurs in the cones of the retina and is transformed by light into retinal and an opsin protein.
a violet light-sensitive pigment in the cones of the retina of the eye that is responsible for colour vision Also called visual violet See also rhodopsin

iodopsin i·o·dop·sin (ī’ə-dŏp’sĭn)
A violet, light-sensitive visual pigment found in the cones of the retina. Also called visual violet.


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