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parathyroid

adjective uk   /ˌpær.əˈθaɪ.rɔɪd/ us    /ˌpær.əˈθaɪ.rɔɪd/ specialized
of or relating to the parathyroid glands, which are found close to the thyroid gland and help control the level of calcium and phosphorus in the body
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