Medical Dictionary

hypoxanthine

noun hy·po·xan·thine \ˌhī-pō-ˈzan-ˌthēn\

Medical Definition of HYPOXANTHINE

:  a purine base C5H4N4O found in plant and animal tissues that yields xanthine on oxidation and is an intermediate in uric acid synthesis
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