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peripheral neuropathy

noun

Definition of peripheral neuropathy

  1. :  a disease or degenerative state of the peripheral nerves in which motor, sensory, or vasomotor nerve fibers may be affected and which is marked by muscle weakness and atrophy, pain, and numbness



1938

First Known Use of peripheral neuropathy

1938


Medical Dictionary

peripheral neuropathy

noun

Medical Definition of peripheral neuropathy

  1. :  a disease or degenerative state (as polyneuropathy) of the peripheral nerves in which motor, sensory, or vasomotor nerve fibers may be affected and which is marked by muscle weakness and atrophy, pain, and numbness




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