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hypoxanthin


hypoxanthin


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypoxanthin  \Hy`po*xan"thin\,  n.  [Pref.  hypo-  +  xanthin.] 
  (Physiol.  Chem.) 
  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}.