hypoparathyroidism

noun
hy·po·para·thy·roid·ism | \ˌhī-pō-ˌper-ə-ˈthī-ˌrȯi-ˌdi-zəm, -ˌpa-rə-\

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

First Known Use of hypoparathyroidism

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hypoparathyroidism

hypo- + parathyroid entry 2 + -ism

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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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