\zˈanθa͡ɪn], \zˈanθaɪn], \z_ˈa_n_θ_aɪ_n]\
Definitions of XANTHINE
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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A purine base found in most body tissues and fluids, certain plants, and some urinary calculi. It is an intermediate in the degradation of adenosine monophosphate to uric acid, being formed by oxidation of hypoxanthine. The methylated xanthine compounds caffeine, theobromine, and theophylline and their derivatives are used in medicine for their bronchodilator effects. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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Xanthic oxide, a white substance, C5H4N4O2, occurring in many of the organs and in the urine, and occasionally forming urinary calculi.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Daniel Lyons
Yellow colouring matter in flowers which is not soluble in water; the yellow dyeing matter contained in madder.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
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