Recent Examples of neuropathy from the Web
By the time Dr. Green paid her first house call to the couple’s home three months later, Mr. Shields’s neuropathy had progressed so much that his feet were permanently numb and covered in sores.
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Origin and Etymology of neuropathy
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1834See Words from the same year
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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