parathyroid hormone

noun
Updated on: 24 Apr 2018

Definition of parathyroid hormone

: a hormone of the parathyroid gland that regulates the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus in the body

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1925

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parathyroid hormone

noun

medical Definition of parathyroid hormone

: a hormone of the parathyroid gland that regulates the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus in the body abbreviation PTH called also parathormone

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