parathormone

noun

par·​a·​thor·​mone ˌper-ə-ˈthȯr-ˌmōn How to pronounce parathormone (audio)
ˌpa-rə-

Word History

Etymology

from Parathormone, a trademark

First Known Use

1925, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of parathormone was in 1925

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Cite this Entry

“Parathormone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parathormone. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

parathormone

noun
par·​a·​thor·​mone ˌpar-ə-ˈthȯr-ˌmōn How to pronounce parathormone (audio)

Medical Definition

parathormone

noun
par·​a·​thor·​mone ˌpar-ə-ˈthȯr-ˌmōn How to pronounce parathormone (audio)

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