Definition of pseudohypoparathyroidism in English:

pseudohypoparathyroidism

noun

Medicine
  • An inherited disorder in which the biochemical findings of hypoparathyroidism (hypocalcaemia and hyperphosphataemia) occur in the presence of a normal or elevated level of parathyroid hormone, frequently accompanied by skeletal and other abnormalities.

Origin

1940s. From pseudo- + hypoparathyroidism.

Pronunciation

pseudohypoparathyroidism

/ˌs(j)uːdəʊˌhʌɪpəʊparəˈθʌɪrɔɪdɪz(ə)m/