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  1. hypoxanthin(Noun)

    A crystalline nitrogenous substance, closely related to xanthin and uric acid, found throughout the animal body but especially in muscle tissue.

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  1. Hypoxanthin(noun)

    a crystalline, nitrogenous substance, closely related to xanthin and uric acid, widely distributed through the animal body, but especially in muscle tissue; -- called also sarcin, sarkin

  2. Origin: [Pref. hypo- + xanthin.]


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