parathyroid :

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

  • Of large significance to all sufferers from subnormal thyroid or parathyroid glands was last week's news from Johns Hopkins where Professor Harvey Brinton Stone has developed a .
  • The issue of July 3 contained much information regarding the ductless glands, nearly all correct, but parathyroid tumors are accompanied by an increase in the parathyroid .
  • Autopsy showed a diseased pancreas and a parathyroid tumor.
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  • White in Medical News Today (press release)
    This made it obvious that the genetic changes in these families were somehow disrupting the activities of genes responsible for making the parathyroid glands during embryonic development,Whyte explains. "Four years later, a team at Oxford...

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