scotopsin

noun
sco·​top·​sin | \ skə-ˈtäp-sən How to pronounce scotopsin (audio) \

Medical Definition of scotopsin

: 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 7 Dec. 2021.

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