resorption

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thyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone calcitonin , thyrocalcitonin
presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or Paget's disease hypercalcaemia , hypercalcemia
presence of abnormally high levels of calcium in the urine; usually the result of excessive bone resorption in hyperparathyroidism or osteoporosis hypercalcinuria , hypercalciuria
excessive secretion of parathyroid hormone resulting in abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood; can affect many systems of the body (especially causing bone resorption and osteoporosis) hyperparathyroidism
cell that functions in the breakdown and resorption of bone tissue osteoclast
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