parathyrin

A substance made by the parathyroid gland that helps the body store and use calcium. A higher-than-normal amount of parathyrin causes high levels of calcium in the blood and may be a sign of disease. Also called parathormone, parathyroid hormone, and PTH.

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  • Parathyrin — Pa|ra|thy|rin das; s, e <zu ↑...in> svw. ↑Parathormon …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • parathormone — (= parathyrin; parathyroid hormone) A peptide hormone of 84 amino acids (9402 D). Stimulates osteoclasts to increase blood calcium levels, the opposite effect to calcitonin …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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