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Term:
absorption of visible light (GO:0016038)
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light absorption +     
absorption of UV light 
absorption of visible light  
The reception of a (visible light) photon by a cell, visible light being defined as having a wavelength within the range 380-780 nm.

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Definition Sources: GOC:go_curators, ISBN:0198506732

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