Definition of metarhodopsin in English:

metarhodopsin

noun

Biochemistry Physiology
  • Any of three intermediates formed during the photolysis of the visual pigment rhodopsin.

Origin

1950s. From meta- + rhodopsin.

Pronunciation

metarhodopsin

/ˌmɛtərə(ʊ)ˈdɒpsɪn/