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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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One report suggests screening for HPT in HPT-JT with serum calcium and PTH levels every 6-12 months (19), similar to predisposing syndromes for parathyroid tumors, such as multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 1 (20).
Value of GATA3 immunostaining in the diagnosis of parathyroid tumors. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol.
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A (MEN-2A) is a hereditary condition associated with three primary types of tumors: medullary thyroid cancer, parathyroid tumors, and pheochromocytoma.
Acute neck swelling, ecchymosis of neck and chest, and parathyroid hormone elevation are three characteristic criteria for hemorrhaging parathyroid tumors [5].
A short delay of surgery is suggested as inflammation and scar tissue around parathyroid tumors could increase the surgical risk of injury to adjacent structures such as the trachea or recurrent laryngeal nerve [12].
Until now, few studies have focused on the pathology of cystic parathyroid adenomas, and these lesions have been generally thought to be secondary to degenerative changes in parathyroid tumors [33].
[sup][4] reported that conventional cervicotomy was successful in 88.20% of mediastinal parathyroid tumors cases.
Even though large parathyroid tumors, larger than 2 cm, are believed to have an increased risk of atypia (2), this could not be confirmed by the current study since only 9 malignant pHPT patients were reported out of 694 pHPT patients with an inconspicuous distribution between regions.
(10.) Preoperative Localization of Parathyroid Tumors [Internet].
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.