Definition of radiculopathy
: irritation of or injury to a nerve root (as from being compressed) that typically causes pain, numbness, or weakness in the part of the body which is supplied with nerves from that root
Origin of radiculopathy
Latin radicula + English -o- + -pathy
First Known Use: 1942
Medical Definition of radiculopathy
: any pathological condition of the nerve roots
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