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neuropathy

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noun neu·rop·a·thy \nu̇-ˈrä-pə-thē, nyu̇-\

Definition of neuropathy

plural neu·rop·a·thies

  1. :  an abnormal and usually degenerative state of the nervous system or nerves; also :  a systemic condition that stems from a neuropathy

neu·ro·path·ic play \ˌnu̇r-ə-ˈpa-thik, ˌnyu̇r-\ adjective
neu·ro·path·i·cal·ly play \-thi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of neuropathy

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1857


Medical Dictionary

neuropathy

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noun neu·rop·a·thy \n(y)u̇-ˈräp-ə-thē\

Medical Definition of neuropathy

plural neu·rop·a·thies

  1. :  an abnormal and usually degenerative state of the nervous system or nerves; also :  a systemic condition (as muscular atrophy) that stems from a neuropathy




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