hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase

noun
hy·​po·​xan·​thine-gua·​nine phos·​pho·​ri·​bo·​syl·​trans·​fer·​ase | \-ˈgwän-ˌēn-ˌfäs-fō-ˌrī-bō-sil-ˈtran(t)s-(ˌ)fər-ˌās, -ˌāz \

Medical Definition of hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase 

: an enzyme that conserves hypoxanthine in the body by limiting its conversion to uric acid and that is lacking in Lesch-Nyhan syndrome

called also hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferase

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hypovitaminosis

hypovolemia

hypoxanthine

hypoxanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase

hypoxemia

hypoxia

hypsarrhythmia

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