scotopsin

noun

sco·​top·​sin skə-ˈtäp-sən How to pronounce scotopsin (audio)
: a protein in the retinal rods that combines with retinal to form rhodopsin

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“Scotopsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/scotopsin. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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