xanthine

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(zan′thēn″ )

[xantho- + -ine]
A nitrogenous compound present in muscle tissue, liver, spleen, pancreas, and other organs, and in the urine. It is formed during the degradation of adenosine monophosphate to uric acid.

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(zan′thēn″ )

[xantho- + -ine]
A nitrogenous compound present in muscle tissue, liver, spleen, pancreas, and other organs, and in the urine. It is formed during the degradation of adenosine monophosphate to uric acid.

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