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parathyroid hormone

noun Biochemistry, Physiology.
  1. a polypeptide hormone, produced in the parathyroid glands, that helps regulate the blood levels of calcium and phosphate. Abbreviation: PTH
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British Dictionary definitions for parathyroid hormone

parathyroid hormone

noun
  1. the hormone secreted by the parathyroid glands that controls the level of calcium in the blood: a deficiency of the hormone often results in tetanyAlso called: parathormone (ˌpærəˈθɔːməʊn)
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parathyroid hormone in Medicine

parathyroid hormone

n.
  1. A peptide hormone produced by the parathyroid glands that regulates the amount of calcium in the body.parathyrin
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