parathyroid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

para- +‎ thyroid

Adjective[edit]

parathyroid (not comparable)

  1. Situated near the thyroid gland.
  2. Pertaining to the parathyroid glands or their extracts.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

parathyroid (plural parathyroids)

  1. The parathyroid gland.
  2. A parathyroid hormone.