hypoparathyroidism

noun
hy·​po·​para·​thy·​roid·​ism | \ ˌhī-pō-ˌper-ə-ˈthī-ˌrȯi-ˌdi-zəm How to pronounce hypoparathyroidism (audio) , -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 How to pronounce hypoparathyroidism (audio) \

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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