parathyroid hormone


parathyroid hormone

noun

Definition of PARATHYROID HORMONE

:  a hormone of the parathyroid gland that regulates the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus in the body

First Known Use of PARATHYROID HORMONE

1953

parathyroid hormone

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PARATHYROID HORMONE

: a hormone of the parathyroid gland that regulates the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus in the body—abbreviation PTH; called also parathormone

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