Definitions for "Parathormone"
hormone that regulates ion levels in neurons and controls excitability of the nervous system
Parathormone is produced by principal or chief cells of the parathyroid. It increases blood calcium level by promoting its release from bone and stimulating calcium resorption by tubular cells of kidney.
Hormone secreted by the parathyroid glands. Stimulates osteoclast activity and raises blood calcium levels.