hypoxanthine definition by Webster's New World
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a nitrogenous compound, CHNO, formed in the body from the breakdown of nucleic acids
hypoxanthine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A white powder, C5H4N4O, that is an intermediate in the metabolism of animal purines.
hypoxanthine - Medical Definition
A purine present in muscle and other tissues, formed during uric acid synthesis.