Hypoparathyroidism: A condition where the parathyroid glands don't produce enough parathyroid hormone for normal body functioning. The primary function of these hormones is to regulate body calcium levels.
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Definitions of Hypoparathyroidism:
Inadequate secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Hypoparathyroidism is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Hypoparathyroidism, or a subtype of Hypoparathyroidism,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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