heteroxanthine

noun

het·​ero·​xanthine
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variants or less commonly heteroxanthin
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: a crystalline compound C6H6N4O2 sometimes found in urine; 7-methyl-xanthine

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary heter- + xanthine or xanthin

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“Heteroxanthine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heteroxanthine. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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