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parathyroid

par·a·thy·roid

parathyroid

 
pronunciation:
pae r thaI roId
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: positioned near the thyroid gland.
definition 2: of, relating to, or indicating four small glands, located near the thyroid gland, that secrete a hormone important to the body's processing of calcium.
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