/haɪpəˈzænθin/ (say huypuh'zantheen), /-θaɪn/ (say -thuyn)

a crystalline compound, C5H4N4O, related to xanthine and found in animal and vegetable tissues.
{hypo- + xanthine}
hypoxanthic, adjective

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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