hyperparathyroidism


hy·per·para·thy·roid·ism

noun \-ˌper-ə-ˈthī-ˌri-ˌdi-zəm, -ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of HYPERPARATHYROIDISM

:  the presence of excess parathyroid hormone in the body resulting in disturbance of calcium metabolism with increase in serum calcium and decrease in inorganic phosphorus, loss of calcium from bone, and renal damage with frequent kidney-stone formation

First Known Use of HYPERPARATHYROIDISM

1917

hy·per·para·thy·roid·ism

noun \-ˌpar-ə-ˈthī-ˌrid-ˌiz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPERPARATHYROIDISM

: the presence of excess parathyroid hormone in the body resulting in disturbance of calcium metabolism with increase in serum calcium and decrease in inorganic phosphorus, loss of calcium from bone, and renal damage with frequent kidney-stone formation

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