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1. hyperparathyroidism

noun. 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).

Synonyms

  • adenosis
  • gland disease
  • glandular disorder

Antonyms

  • hyperthyroidism
  • hypothyroidism
  • glandular disease
  • adenosis

Etymology

  • -ism (English)
  • hyper- (English)
  • ὑπέρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • parathyroid (English)
  • para- (English)

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Sentences with hyperparathyroidism


1. Noun, singular or mass
If you have this condition, consult your doctor about good nutrition and what you can do to stay healthy with hyperparathyroidism.

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