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1. Located beside the thyroid gland.
2. One of the parathyroid glands.
3. A sterile preparation of the watersoluble principle of the parathyroid glands, administered parenterally as an antihypocalcaemic, especially in the treatment of acutehypoparathyroidism with tetany.
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