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neuropathy

noun neu·rop·a·thy \n-ˈrä-pə-thē, ny-\
plural neu·rop·a·thies

Definition of NEUROPATHY

:  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 \ˌnr-ə-ˈpa-thik, ˌnyr-\ adjective
neu·ro·path·i·cal·ly \-thi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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Origin of NEUROPATHY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1857
Medical Dictionary

neuropathy

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

Medical Definition of NEUROPATHY

:  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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