[ par-uh-thahy-roid ]
/ ˌpær əˈθaɪ rɔɪd /
situated near the thyroid gland.
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With this idea Ingier added thyroid, hypophysis, thymus and parathyroid to the food of guinea-pigs, or gave it parenterally.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
British Dictionary definitions for parathyroid
/ (ˌpærəˈθaɪrɔɪd) /
situated near the thyroid gland
of or relating to the parathyroid glands
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Medical definitions for parathyroid
[ păr′ə-thī′roid ]
Adjacent to the thyroid gland.
Of, relating to, or obtained from the parathyroid glands.
Either of the parathyroid glands.
A parathyroid hormone.
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