Definition of hyperparathyroid in US English:

hyperparathyroid

adjective

Medicine
  • See hyperparathyroidism

    • ‘In the study by Lloyd, the specific hyperparathyroid disorder of osteitis fibrosa was used as an indicator of skeletal disease.’
    • ‘This condition results from overactive hyperparathyroid glands - a condition in which your parathyroid glands produce too much parathyroid hormone.’