hyperparathyroidism

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noun hy·per·para·thy·roid·ism \ˌhī-pər-ˌper-ə-ˈthī-ˌrȯi-ˌdi-zəm, -ˌpa-rə-\

Definition of hyperparathyroidism

  1. :  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

1917

First Known Use of hyperparathyroidism

1917


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hyperparathyroidism

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noun hy·per·para·thy·roid·ism \-ˌpar-ə-ˈthī-ˌrȯid-ˌiz-əm\

Medical Definition of hyperparathyroidism

  1. :  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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