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Definition of "hypoparathyroidism" []

  • Deficiency of parathyroid hormone. (noun)

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Use "hypoparathyroidism" in a sentence
  • "A condition called hypoparathyroidism, usually either hereditary or the result of injury to the parathyroid glands during head and neck surgery, can also cause dry, brittle hair."
  • "All individuals who have undergone removal of the thyroid gland need thyroid hormone replacement and monitoring for possible hypoparathyroidism."
  • "They tracked two permanent complications that can occur if the surgeries aren't expertly performed recurrent layrygeal nerve palsy and hypoparathyroidism, which occur in 2% to 3% of the cases."