Definition of parathormone in English:


Line breaks: para|thor¦mone
Pronunciation: /ˌparəˈθɔːməʊn


[mass noun] Physiology
  • Parathyroid hormone.
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    • The hormone parathormone, from the parathyroid glands, is the main regulator of blood [Ca + +], so tetany is a major sign of the condition of hypoparathyroidism.
    • The presence of parathyroid tissue was confirmed by positive immunoreactivity with a monoclonal antibody to parathormone.
    • However, there was no correlation seen among immunoexpression, serum levels of parathormone, and calcium prior to surgery in our case.

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