A Definition Of Parathyroid Glands
Source: Adapted from the National Institutes of Health
What does the term “parathyroid glands” mean? The term “parathyroid glands” refers to two pair of small glands situated next to or in the thyroid gland that are involved in the metabolism of calcium and phosphorus. To find out more about this term, please search the news section of this website for related articles and information.