parathyroid tetany n.
Tetany following surgical injury to or excision of the parathyroid glands. Also called parathyroprival tetany.
[par-uh-tuh-loo-i-deen, -din] /ˌpær ə təˈlu ɪˌdin, -dɪn/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, flaky, lustrous, very slightly water-soluble solid, C 7 H 9 N, the para isomer of toluidine, used in the manufacture of dyes, in organic synthesis, and as a reagent in tests for nitrite, lignin, and phloroglucinol.
parathyrotropic par·a·thy·ro·trop·ic (pār’ə-thī’rō-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) or par·a·thy·ro·troph·ic (-trŏf’ĭk, -trō’fĭk) adj. Influencing the activity or growth of the parathyroid glands.
/ˌpærəˈtɒnɪk/ adjective 1. (botany) (of a plant movement) occurring in response to an external stimulus
[par-uh-tran-sit, -zit] /ˌpær əˈtræn sɪt, -zɪt/ noun 1. public or group transportation, as by automobile, van, or minibus, organized to relieve the congestion of mass transportation. noun any type of public transportation that is distinct from conventional transit, such as flexibly scheduled and routed services such as airport limousines, carpools, etc. Word Origin para- ‘alongside […]