hypouricemia


hypouricemia

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hy·po·uri·ce·mia or chiefly Brit hy·po·uri·cae·mia .hī-pō-.yu̇r-ə-'sē-mē-ə n deficient uric acid in the blood
hy·po·uri·ce·mic or chiefly Brit hy·po·uri·cae·mic -'sē-mik adj

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hy·po·uri·ce·mia (hi″po-u″rĭ-seґme-ə) deficiency of uric acid in the blood, seen along with xanthinuria, due to deficiency of xanthine oxidase, the enzyme required for conversion of hypoxanthine to xanthine and of xanthine to uric acid.

Medical dictionary. 2011.