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One entry found for hyperparathyroidism.
Main Entry: hy·per·para·thy·roid·ism
Pronunciation: -secondarystresspar-schwa-primarystressthimacr-secondarystressrodotid-secondarystressiz-schwam
Function: noun
: the presence of excess parathyroid hormone in the body resulting in disturbance of calcium metabolism with increase in serum calcium and decrease in inorganic phosphorus, loss of calcium from bone, and renal damage with frequent kidney-stone formation

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