Medical Dictionary

hypoparathyroidism

noun hy·po·para·thy·roid·ism \-ˌpar-ə-ˈthī-ˌrid-ˌiz-əm\

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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