- Any of often four little kidney-shaped glands that lie in pairs near or in the posterior surface of thyroid gland and secrete parathyroid hormone.
- anyone of four hormonal glands positioned in the neck, often within a thyroid gland, which produce parathyroid hormones.
- any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland
Hypernym for "parathyroid gland"
Medical Dictionary for "parathyroid gland"
- A gland that regulates calcium, positioned…