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MP term:parathyroid hypoplasia
MP id: MP:0003494
Definition: underdevelopment or reduced size, usually due to a reduced number of cells, of one 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-asmall parathyroid gland
                                        is-aparathyroid hypoplasia [MP:0003494] (6 genotypes, 6 annotations)

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