hypoparathyroidism

noun hy·po·para·thy·roid·ism \ ˌhī-pō-ˌper-ə-ˈthī-ˌrȯi-ˌdi-zəm , -ˌpa-rə- \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

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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hypoparathyroidism

noun hy·po·para·thy·roid·ism \ -ˌpar-ə-ˈthī-ˌrȯid-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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