Definition of parathormone in English:

parathormone

noun

Physiology
  • [mass noun] Parathyroid hormone.

    • ‘The presence of parathyroid tissue was confirmed by positive immunoreactivity with a monoclonal antibody to parathormone.’
    • ‘For those women with severe osteoporosis at high risk of fracture parathormone would be an option.’
    • ‘The hormone parathormone, from the parathyroid glands, is the main regulator of blood [Ca + +], so tetany is a major sign of the condition of hypoparathyroidism.’
    • ‘However, there was no correlation seen among immunoexpression, serum levels of parathormone, and calcium prior to surgery in our case.’
    • ‘Teriparatide, a parathormone, predominantly stimulates bone formation when given intermittently.’

Pronunciation:

parathormone

/ˌparəˈθɔːməʊn/