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(ˌhaɪ pərˌpær əˈθaɪ rɔɪˌdɪz əm)

overactivity of the parathyroid gland, characterized by muscular weakness and softening of the bones.
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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


n hiperparatiroidismo
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The incidence of Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism (NSH) was highest (16.
Nutritional Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Incidence: Nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism (NSH) was recorded as the most common skeletal disease.
Skeletal demineralization and abnormalities in such cases in the absence of renal involvement have been classed under nutritional secondary hyperparathyroidism (Ettinger and Feldman, 2000).

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