Parathyroid

Glands (usually four in number) that lie behind the thyroid gland in the front of the neck and regulate calcium metabolism

parathyroid

(par″ә-thi┬┤roid) near the thyroid gland. a parathyroid gland. a preparation containing parathyroid hormone from animal parathyroid glands; used for diagnosis and treatment of hypoparathyroidism.
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parathyroid

(para- + thyroid) 1. situated beside the thyroid gland. 2. one of the parathyroid glands. 3. a sterile preparation of the water-soluble principle(s) of the parathyroid glands, ad-ministered parenterally as an antihypocalcaemic, especially in the treatment of acute hypoparathyroidism with tetany.
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parathyroid

1. <anatomy> Situated beside the thyroid gland. ... 2. <endocrinology> One of the parathyroid glands. ... 3. <pharmacology> A sterile preparation of the water soluble principle of the parathyroid glands, administered parenterally as an antihypocalcaemic, especially in the treatment of acute hypoparathyroidism with tetany. ... (18 ...
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parathyroid

adjective, Greek para = beside, and thyroid; hence, beside the thyroid gland.
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parathyroid

One of a pair of small endocrine glands. Most tetrapod vertebrates, including humans, possess two such pairs, located behind the thyroid gland. They secrete parathyroid hormone, which regulates the amount of calcium in the blood
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parathyroid

Type: Term Pronunciation: par′ă-thī′royd Definitions: 1. Adjacent to the thyroid gland. Synonyms: parathyroid gland
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