hyperparathyroidism

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hy•per•par•a•thy•roid•ism

(ˌhaɪ pərˌpær əˈθaɪ rɔɪˌdɪz əm)

n.
overactivity of the parathyroid gland, characterized by muscular weakness and softening of the bones.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.hyperparathyroidism - excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis)
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder - a disorder of the glands of the body
hypoparathyroidism - inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
Translations
부갑상샘항진증

hyperparathyroidism

n hiperparatiroidismo
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