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Parathyroid Glands MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Parathyroid Glands
Tree Number(s)
A06.300.560
Unique ID
D010280
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010280
Annotation
/surg: consider also PARATHYROIDECTOMY
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WK 300
See Also
Parathyroidectomy
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2018/07/01
Parathyroid Glands Preferred
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