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Definition of "hyperparathyroidism" [hyperparathyroidism]

  • An abnormal increase in parathyroid gland activity (noun)

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  • "Watson's top suggestions were hyperparathyroidism and rickets."
  • "Revenue from the rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis drug Enbrel increased 3 percent to $939 million and sales of the hyperparathyroidism drug Sensipar grew 10 percent to $188 million."
  • "MEN 2A carries an increased risk for primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)."