heteroxanthine

noun het·ero·xanthine \¦hetərō+\
variants: less commonly

heteroxanthin

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Definition of heteroxanthine

  1. :  a crystalline compound C6H6N4O2 sometimes found in urine; 7-methyl-xanthine

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Origin and Etymology of heteroxanthine

International Scientific Vocabulary heter- + xanthine or xanthin


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