Definition of rhodanese in US English:

rhodanese

(also rhodanase)

noun

Biochemistry
  • A naturally occurring enzyme which catalyses the formation of thiocyanate and sulphite from thiosulphate and cyanide radicals.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Chemical Abstracts. From German Rhodanese from Rhodan + -ese.

Pronunciation

rhodanese

/ˈrəʊdəniːz/