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parathy'roid hor"mone



Biochem., Physiol.
a polypeptide hormone, produced in the parathyroid glands, that helps regulate the blood levels of calcium and phosphate. Abbr.: PTH

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

parathyroid glandpara-toluidine
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