hypoxanthine

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

Definition of hypoxanthine 

: a purine base C5H4N4O found in plant and animal tissues that yields xanthine on oxidation

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circa 1857, in the meaning defined above

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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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