parathyroid


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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.

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

par•a•thy•roid

(ˌpær əˈθaɪ rɔɪd)

adj.
1. situated near the thyroid gland.
n.
[1895–1900]
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
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.

parathyroid

adj paratiroideo; n (fam) glándula paratiroidea, paratiroides f (fam)
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Keywords: Thyroid dysgenesis, Parathyroid adenoma, Ectopic thyroid.
The incorrect resection rate of parathyroid gland and incidence of temporary hypoparathyroidism in the methylene blue group were significantly higher than those of the nano-carbon group (t=4.
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Given these findings, the patient underwent additional immunohistochemistry staining with thyroglobulin (figure 2, B), which confirmed the diagnosis of an intrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma (ITPA).
Ectopically located hyperfunctioning parathyroid gland(s) are responsible for approximately 6–16% of hyperparathyroidism cases, in which about 6% can be ascribed to ectopic growth in the mediastinal site.
If the calcium level does not correct on rendering the patient euthyroid then the possibility of primary hyperparathyroidism must be considered and the parathyroid hormone level checked.
A 36-year-old man had a serum parathyroid hormone (PTH)4 concentration of 1847 pg/mL.
A calcimimetic is a drug that mimics the action of calcium by activating the calcium-sensing receptors on the parathyroid gland.
Adenoma causes the parathyroid glands to secrete more parathyroid hormone, which is called primary hyperparathyroidism.
One cause of osteoporosis is hyperparathyroidism, a condition in which parathyroid glands release too much of a hormone that regulates calcium levels.
com)-- The four small parathyroid glands control the amount of calcium in the bones and blood.
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