|1.||situated near the thyroid gland|
|2.||of or relating to the parathyroid glands|
|3.||See parathyroid gland|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
parathyroid par·a·thy·roid (pār'ə-thī'roid)
Adjacent to the thyroid gland,
Of, relating to, or obtained from the parathyroid glands.
Eithe rof the parathyroid glands.
A parathyroid hormone.