rhodanine

noun
rho·​da·​nine | \ ˈrōd-ə-ˌnēn How to pronounce rhodanine (audio) \

Medical Definition of rhodanine

: a pale yellow crystalline acid C3H3NOS2 that is derived from thiazole and is used in the synthesis of phenylalanine

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“Rhodanine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rhodanine. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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