These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'arthropathy.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
: a disease of a joint
These joint hemorrhages culminate in a severe arthropathy, with signs of inflammation (as in rheumatoid arthritis) as well as degenerative damage (as in osteoarthritis). —Goris Roosendaal and Floris Lafeber, The New England Journal of Medicine, 9 Aug. 2007The most common problem found is known as facet joint arthropathy, which can cause severe back pain. —Eric Nagourney, The New York Times, 31 July 2007
Other words from arthropathy
an arthropathic knee
Comments on arthropathy
What made you want to look up arthropathy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).