OBO ID: GO:0007601
Term Name: visual perception Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • sense of sight
  • sensory visual perception
  • vision
Definition: The series of events required for an organism to receive a visual stimulus, convert it to a molecular signal, and recognize and characterize the signal. Visual stimuli are detected in the form of photons and are processed to form an image.
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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