The parathyroid glands are small endocrine glands in the neck that produce parathyroid hormone. Humans have four parathyroid glands, which are usually located behind the thyroid gland. Parathyroid glands control the amount of calcium in the blood and within the bones.
The parathyroid gland also regulates the metabolism of both calcium and phosphorus.
The parathyroid gland is in the Endocrine System.
The parathyroid hormone is secreted directly from the parathyroid gland. The thyroid gland secretes calcitonin.
Parathormone is produced by parathyroid glands.
The parathyroid glands release the parathyroid hormone, also known as parathormone. The parathyroid glands are four tiny masses of gland tissue located on the posterior surface of the thyroid gland. Each gland is about the size of an apple seed.
The parathyroid glands are on the thyroid.
According to Parathyroid.com, the parathyroid gland regulates the calcium in our bones and blood.
The secrotory cells of the parathyroid gland have the ability release chemicals, for example, the chief cells which secretes the parathyroid hormone.
No, the condition is caused by deficiency of the parathyroid gland.