Definition of alloxantin in English:

alloxantin

(also alloxantine)

noun

Chemistry
  • A crystalline heterocyclic compound formed by the reaction of alloxan and its reduction product dialuric acid.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in London and Edinburgh Philosophical Magazine. From German Alloxantin, perhaps from all- + ant- + -in (all in Allantoin) with insertion of ox-.

Pronunciation

alloxantin

/aləkˈsantɪn/