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xanthine

xan·thine

xanthine

pronunciation:
zaen thin [or] zaen thihn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a crystalline nitrogenous compound found in blood, urine, and some animal and plant tissues.
definition 2: any of several derivatives of this compound.
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The word xanthine contains the following part:
xanth, xantho Greek root that means yellow
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