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hyperparathyroidism

Definitions

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  • n. An abnormal increase in parathyroid gland activity

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  • n. 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)

Etymologies

hyper- + parathyroid + -ism (Wiktionary)

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