Term Information [More information on visual perception]

Accession
GO:0007601
Name
visual perception
Ontology
biological_process
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. Source: GOC:ai
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Ancestors of visual perception (GO:0007601)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
visual perception [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
visual perception [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) multicellular organismal process (GO:0032501)
visual perception [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) system process (GO:0003008)
visual perception [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) neurological system process (GO:0050877)
visual perception [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) sensory perception (GO:0007600)
visual perception [is_a relation] is_a  sensory perception of light stimulus (GO:0050953)
Children of visual perception (GO:0007601)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
detection of light stimulus involved in visual perception (GO:0050908) [part_of relation] part_of  visual perception
visual perception involved in equilibrioception (GO:0051356) [is_a relation] is_a  visual perception
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