lumirhodopsin

noun
lu·​mi·​rho·​dop·​sin | \ ˌlü-mi-rō-ˈdäp-sən How to pronounce lumirhodopsin (audio) \

Medical Definition of lumirhodopsin

: an intermediate compound that is formed in the bleaching of rhodopsin by light and that rapidly converts to metarhodopsin

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“Lumirhodopsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lumirhodopsin. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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