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Synonyms of hyperparathyroidism

Noun


1. hyperparathyroidism, glandular disease, gland disease, glandular disorder, adenosis

usage: 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)

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