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parathyroid gland


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of usually four small kidney-shaped glands that lie in pairs near or within the posterior surface of the thyroid gland and secrete parathyroid hormone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun anatomy Any one of four endocrine glands situated in the neck, usually within a thyroid gland, which produce parathyroid hormone.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland


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