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Parathyroid

see synonyms of parathyroid

Noun

1. parathyroid, parathyroid gland

any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland

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Parathyroid

see synonyms of parathyroid
adjective
1. 
situated near the thyroid gland
2. 
of or relating to the parathyroid glands
noun
3.  short for parathyroid gland

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Parathyroid

see synonyms of parathyroid
adjective
1. 
situated alongside or near the thyroid gland
2. 
designating or of any of usually four small, oval glands on or near the thyroid gland that secrete parathormone
noun
3. 
a parathyroid gland

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Parathyroid

see synonyms of parathyroid
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or obtained from the parathyroid glands: a parathyroid extract.
2. Adjacent to the thyroid gland.
n.
1. Any of the parathyroid glands.
2. A parathyroid hormone.

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