hypoparathyroidism


hy·po·para·thy·roid·ism

noun \ˈhī-pō-ˌpa-rə-ˈthī-ˌri-ˌdi-zəm\

Definition of HYPOPARATHYROIDISM

:  deficiency of parathyroid hormone in the body; also :  the resultant abnormal state marked by low serum calcium and a tendency to chronic tetany

First Known Use of HYPOPARATHYROIDISM

1910

hy·po·para·thy·roid·ism

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

Medical Definition of HYPOPARATHYROIDISM

: deficiency of parathyroid hormone in the body; also : the resultant abnormal state marked by low serum calcium and a tendency to chronic tetany

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