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par·a·thy·roid

 (păr′ə-thī′roid)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or obtained from the parathyroid glands: a parathyroid extract.
2. Adjacent to the thyroid gland.
n.
1. Any of the parathyroid glands.
2. A parathyroid hormone.
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parathyroid

(ˌpærəˈθaɪrɔɪd)
adj
1. (Anatomy) situated near the thyroid gland
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the parathyroid glands
n
(Anatomy) short for parathyroid gland
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par•a•thy•roid

(ˌpær əˈθaɪ rɔɪd)

adj.
1. situated near the thyroid gland.
n.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.parathyroid - any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland
ductless gland, endocrine gland, endocrine - any of the glands of the endocrine system that secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream
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Translations

par·a·thy·roid

n. paratiroides, grupo de glándulas endocrinas pequeñas situadas junto a la tiroides;
___ hormonehormona ___, reguladora de calcio;
a. paratiroideo-a, localizado-a cerca de la tiroides.
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parathyroid

adj paratiroideo; n (fam) glándula paratiroidea, paratiroides f (fam)
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The cytological findings of aspirated specimens were helpful for the preoperative diagnosis of parathyroid lesions in 4 patients (36.4%).
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Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is among the common endocrine disorders caused by excessive production of parathyroid hormone in the presence of elevated serum calcium level.1 It can be caused by single gland adenoma (85-90%),1-3 multi gland disorder (10-15%) or parathyroid carcinoma (5%).
Depending on the extent of parathyroid gland damage, hypocalcaemia may be transient, resolving within a few months, or permanent, lasting for longer than 1 year, sometimes requiring lifelong oral calcium and vitamin D supplementation.
Summary: Parathyroid hormone is a type of hormone secreted by the parathyroid glands.
Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a result of an excessive autonomous secretion of PTH from one or more parathyroid glands.
The symptoms includes cramps, tingling sensation, paresthesia, tetanic contractions, seizures, muscle spasms, and prolong QT interval prolongation on electrocardiogram.7 The most common cause of postthyroidectomy is injury to parathyroid gland.
(2.) Hindie E, Ugur O, Fuster D, O'Doherty M, Grassetto G, Urena P, Kettle A, Gulec SA, Pons F, Rubello D; Parathyroid Task Group of the EANM.
The parathyroid glands are generally located in the cervical region, just behind the thyroid gland.
Before the advent of [sup.99m]Tc-Sestamibi, the best management of parathyroid adenoma was four-gland exploration without prior localization.