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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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Parathyroid tumors can be investigated in three groups; parathyroid adenoma (PA), atypical parathyroid adenoma (APA), and parathyroid carcinoma (PC).
Percutaneous ethanol injection of parathyroid tumors under US guidance: treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism.
Parathyroidectomy is surgery to remove the parathyroid glands (located behind the thyroid gland in the neck), or parathyroid tumors.
Using ICD-9 codes for hyperparathyroidism, benign, or malignant parathyroid tumors or hypercalcemia, the authors identified 381 patients who were referred to the endocrine surgery division at the University of Rochester (N.
Multiple parathyroid tumors with massive mediastinal and subcutaneous hemorrhage.
The differential diagnosis includes follicular carcinoma, papillary carcinoma, parathyroid tumors, paraganglioma, and undifferentiated carcinoma.
Parathyroid tumors are responsible for approximately 85% of all cases of primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT).