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Xanthine

Correct spelling for xanthine

Medical definition of xanthine:

Xanthic oxide, a white substance, C5H4N4O2, occurring in many of the organs and in the urine, and occasionally forming urinary calculi.

Usage examples for xanthine:

  • Then arises a craving for more alcohol, coffee, tea, nicotine or xanthine producing foods in order to again obtain temporary relief and stimulation, and so on, ad infinitum. "Nature Cure, – Henry Lindlahr"

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