photoreception

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

Definition of photoreception

: perception of waves in the range of visible light; specifically : vision

photoreceptive

play \ˌfō-tō-ri-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

photoreceptive

play \-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective

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