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photoreception

noun pho·to·re·cep·tion \-ri-ˈsep-shən\

Definition of PHOTORECEPTION

:  perception of waves in the range of visible light; specifically :  vision
pho·to·re·cep·tive \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective

First Known Use of PHOTORECEPTION

1902
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photoreception

noun pho·to·re·cep·tion \-ri-ˈsep-shən\

Medical Definition of PHOTORECEPTION

:  perception of waves in the range of visible light; specifically :  vision 1
pho·to·re·cep·tive \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective

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