hypouricaemiamedical dictionary

<biochemistry> Deficiency of uric acid in the blood, along with xanthinuria, due to deficiency of xanthine oxidase, the enzyme required for conversion of hypoxanthine to xanthine and of xanthine to uric acid.

Origin: Gr. Haima = blood

American spelling: hypouricemia

(11 Mar 2008)

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