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  1. Xanthinine(noun)

    a complex nitrogenous substance related to urea and uric acid, produced as a white powder; -- so called because it forms yellow salts, and because its solution forms a blue fluorescence like quinine

  2. Origin: [Gr. xanqo`s yellow + quinine.]

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