oxypurine

ox·y·pu·rine

(ok'sē-pyū'rēn),
A purine containing oxygen, for example, hypoxanthine, xanthine, uric acid.

oxypurine

(ok?se-pu'ren) [? + L. purus, pure, + urina, urine]
An oxidation product of purine; includes hypoxanthine, xanthine, and uric acid.
See: aminopurine; methyl purine
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