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paratactic
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Parathelypteris novae-boracensis
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parathyroid definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any one of four endocrine glands situated above or within the thyroid gland [syn: parathyroid gland, parathyroid]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Date: 1895 parathyroid gland II. adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1895 of, relating to, or produced by the parathyroid glands

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. Anat. --n. a gland next to the thyroid, secreting a hormone that regulates calcium levels in the body. --adj. of or associated with this gland.



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