Definition of phototransduction in English:

phototransduction

noun

Physiology
  • Transduction by photoreceptors; the conversion of light energy into neural impulses, especially by the photoreceptors of the retina.

Origin

1970s. From photo- + transduction.

Pronunciation

phototransduction

/ˌfəʊtə(ʊ)ˌtrɑːnzˈdʌkʃn//ˌfəʊtə(ʊ)ˌtranzˈdʌkʃn/