Type: Term Pronunciation: zan′thi-nyū′rē-ă Definitions: 1. Excretion of abnormally large amounts of xanthine in the urine. 2. A disorder [MIM*278300], characterized by urinary excretion of xanthine in place of uric acid, hypouricemia, and occasionally the formation of rena...
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Xanthinuria: An inherited metabolic disorder in which there is deficiency of an enzyme needed to process xanthine, a substance found in caffeine, theobromine, theophylline, and related substances. Unchecked, xanthinuria can lead to kidney stone formation and urinary tract disease (due to xanthine st...
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1. Excretion of abnormally large amounts of xanthine in the urine. ... 2. A disorder resulting from defective synthesis of xanthine oxidase, characterised by urinary excretion of xanthine in place of uric acid, hypouricaemia, and, in some cases, the formation of xanthine stones; autosomal recessive ...
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(zan″thin-u´re-ә) excess of xanthine in the urine, due to a hereditary disorder of purine metabolism in which there is a deficiency of the enzyme xanthine oxidase.
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rare inherited disorder of purine metabolism that results from a deficiency in the enzyme xanthine oxidase. Normally this enzyme breaks down the ...
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Xanthinuria, also known as xanthine oxidase deficiency, is a rare genetic disorder causing the accumulation of xanthine. It is caused by a deficiency of the enzyme xanthine oxidase. It was first formally characterized in 1954. ==Causes== It can be caused by a deficiency of xanthine oxidase, which i...
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