Definition of hypoparathyroid in US English:

hypoparathyroid

adjective

Medicine
  • See hypoparathyroidism

    • ‘Although the four parathyroid glands are close to the thyroid gland, neither hypoparathyroid nor hyperparathyroid are thyroid disorders.’
    • ‘This patient was hypoparathyroid and thus lacked the parathyroid hormone dependent renal production of 1,25-dihyroxyvitamin D.’
    • ‘Of perhaps greater consequence, the study concluded that the current method of treating hypoparathyroid patients fails to restore well-being and mood.’