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Parathyroid gland

parathyroid gland

(Science: anatomy, endocrinology) Four small endocrine glands lying close or embedded in the posterior surface of the thyroid gland. They secrete the hormone parathormone.

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... paragraph: Primarily calcium is regulated by the actions of Vitamin D, parathyroid hormone and calcitonin. The only real regulatory organ is the parathyroid gland. The parathyroid glands are located behind the thyroid, and produce parathyroid hormone ...

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Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:22 am
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Topic: nails and large lunulae
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