calcitonin

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n calcitonin thyroid hormone that tends to lower the level of calcium in the blood plasma and inhibit resorption of bone
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Usage


In news:

1 Brain Sd, Williams Tj, Tippins Jr, Morris Hr, MacIntyre I. Calcitonin gene-related peptide is a potent vasodilator.
2 Morris Hr, Panico M. Isolation and characterization of human calcitonin gene-related peptide.
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In science:

Calcitonin deficiency in early stages of chronic autoimmune thyroiditis.
An efficient group test for genetic markers that handles confounding
Role of calcitonin receptor-like receptor in colonic motility and inflammation.
An efficient group test for genetic markers that handles confounding
Parathyroid hormone and calcitonin in diabetes mellitus.
An efficient group test for genetic markers that handles confounding
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