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pseudohypoparathyroidism

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noun pseu·do·hy·po·para·thy·roid·ism \-ˌhī-pō-ˌpar-ə-ˈthī-ˌrȯid-ˌiz-əm\

Medical Definition of pseudohypoparathyroidism

  1. :  a usually inherited disorder that clinically resembles hypoparathyroidism but results from the body's inability to respond normally to parathyroid hormone rather than from a deficiency of the hormone itself


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