PARATHYROID GLAND

a small, coupled endocrine gland located in the region of the thyroid gland. It disperses parathyroid hormone, that is involved in the management of calcium and phosphate metabolism.

PARATHYROID GLAND: "Often, the parathyroid gland is overlooked in thyroid functioning tests."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PARATHYROID GLAND," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/parathyroid-gland/ (accessed December 10, 2019).
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