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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
endocrine gland +    
adrenal/interrenal gland +  
arthropod neurohemal organ +  
corpus allatum 
corpus luteum 
corpuscles of Stannius 
digestive system gland +  
neuroendocrine gland +  
parathyroid gland +  
The parathyroid gland is an endocrine gland for secretion of parathyroid hormone, usually found as a pair, embedded in the connective tissue capsule on the posterior surface of the thyroid gland. Parathyroid regulates calcium and phosphorous metabolism.
pituitary gland +  
retrocerebral complex +  
thymus +  
thyroid gland +  
ultimobranchial body +  
urophysis 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: parathyroid
Related Synonyms: epithelial body ;   parathyroid secreting cell
Xrefs: AAO:0010545 ;   BTO:0000997 ;   CALOHA:TS-0745 ;   EFO:0000862 ;   EMAPA:32812 ;   EV:0100134 ;   FMA:13890 ;   GAID:452 ;   MA:0000128 ;   MAT:0000082 ;   MESH:D010280 ;   MIAA:0000082 ;   NCI:C12765 ;   SCTID:181121007 ;   UMLS:C0030518 ;   VHOG:0001188 ;   Wikipedia:Parathyroid_gland ;   XAO:0000167
Definition Sources: ISBN:0-683-40008-8, MP:0000678, Wikipedia:Parathyroid_gland

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