hypoparathyroidism

DEFINITIONS OF: hypoparathyroidism

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n inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood

Antonyms:
hyperparathyroidism
excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis)
Type of:
adenosis, gland disease, glandular disease, glandular disorder
a disorder of the glands of the body
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