Medical Dictionary


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


July 01, 2015
precarious Hear it
not certain, secure, or steady
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears