Hyperparathyroidism meaning

hī′pər-păr′ə-thī roi-dĭz′əm
A condition in which the parathyroid glands secrete excess parathyroid hormone, causing resorption of calcified bone, elevated serum calcium, decreased serum phosphorus, and increased excretion of both calcium and phosphorus.
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(medicine) An abnormal increase in parathyroid gland activity.
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Noun

Singular:
hyperparathyroidism
Plural:
hyperparathyroidisms

Origin of hyperparathyroidism