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MP term:enlarged parathyroid gland
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
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mammalian phenotype
        is-aendocrine/exocrine gland phenotype
                is-aabnormal gland morphology
                        is-aabnormal parathyroid gland morphology
                                is-aabsent parathyroid glands
                                is-aenlarged parathyroid gland [MP:0003112] (9 genotypes, 10 annotations)
                                        is-aparathyroid gland hyperplasia
                                is-apigmented parathyroid gland
                                is-asmall parathyroid gland +

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07/15/2014
MGI 5.18
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