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Parathyroid Glands

"Parathyroid Glands" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Two pairs of small oval-shaped glands located in the front and the base of the NECK and adjacent to the two lobes of THYROID GLAND. They secrete PARATHYROID HORMONE that regulates the balance of CALCIUM; PHOSPHORUS; and MAGNESIUM in the body.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Parathyroid Glands" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Parathyroid Glands" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 179 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 1995
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