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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland.

Usage examples (36)
  • Dr. Donahue found that bears have a uniquely potent form of a substance called parathyroid hormone, which helps maintain bones.
  • Chronic kidney disease increased your parathyroid hormone.
  • When they did surgery it was a mass of fat imbeded in my thyroid and parathyroid.
  • Too much serum calcium causes decreased activity and shrinking of the parathyroid. for more
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