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MP term:enlarged parathyroid gland
Synonym: increased parathyroid gland size
MP id: MP:0003112
Definition: increased size of the two small, paired endocrine glands, usually found embedded in the connective tissue capsule on the posterior surface of the thyroid gland; they secrete parathyroid hormone (PTH) that regulates calcium and phosphorous metabolism
Number of paths to term: 1

is-adenotes an 'is-a' relationship
part-ofdenotes a 'part-of' relationship

mammalian phenotype
        is-aendocrine/exocrine gland phenotype
                is-aabnormal gland morphology
                        is-aabnormal endocrine gland morphology
                                is-aabnormal parathyroid gland morphology
                                        is-aabnormal parathyroid gland capsule morphology
                                        is-aabnormal parathyroid gland chief cell morphology
                                        is-aabnormal parathyroid gland development
                                        is-aabsent parathyroid glands
                                        is-aectopic parathyroid gland
                                        is-aenlarged parathyroid gland [MP:0003112] (12 genotypes, 14 annotations)
                                                is-aparathyroid gland hyperplasia
                                        is-apigmented parathyroid gland
                                        is-asmall parathyroid gland +

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