rhodanese

noun
rho·​da·​nese | \ ˈrōd-ə-ˌnēz, -ˌnēs How to pronounce rhodanese (audio) \

Medical Definition of rhodanese

: a crystallizable enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of cyanide and thiosulfate to thiocyanate and sulfite and that occurs in animal tissues and bacteria

Learn More about rhodanese

Cite this Entry

“Rhodanese.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rhodanese. Accessed 25 January 2020.

Comments on rhodanese

What made you want to look up rhodanese? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

dull or mediocre

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Intact Latin Quiz

  • roman tablet
  • What did focus mean in Latin?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!