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Parathyroid Gland


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white fat cells
After puberty, ___ are interespersed among the parenchymal cells, which increase with age
Chief
___ cells are the most numerous in the parathyroid gland
polypeptide
Principal cells are typically ___ secreting endocrine cells.
Oxyphil
____ cells have an unknown function and are interspersed among the chief cells with an acidophilic cytoplasm
parathyroid hormone
Parathyroid glands produce ____
calcium
Parathyroid hormones are essential because of the ___ requirements of muscle
calcitonin
Parathromone antagonizes ___
osteoclasts
Parathormone increases the number of ____ in the bone