hypoparathyroidism

Definitions of hypoparathyroidism
  1. noun
    inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
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    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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