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adjective uk   /ˌpær.əˈθaɪ.rɔɪd/ us    /ˌpær.əˈθɑɪ.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 bodyGlands in the human body
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