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GO term:visual perception
Synonym: sense of sight
Synonym: sensory visual perception
Synonym: vision
GO id:GO:0007601
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.
Number of paths to term: 1

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                is-amulticellular organismal process
                        is-asystem process
                                is-aneurological system process
                                        is-asensory perception
                                                is-asensory perception of light stimulus
                                                        part-ofdetection of light stimulus involved in sensory perception +
                                                        is-avisual perception [GO:0007601] (138 genes, 158 annotations)
                                                                part-ofdetection of light stimulus involved in visual perception
                                                                is-avisual perception involved in equilibrioception

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