acropachy

noun
acro·​pa·​chy | \ ˈak-rō-ˌpak-ē How to pronounce acropachy (audio) , ə-ˈkräp-ə-kē How to pronounce acropachy (audio) \
plural acropachies

Medical Definition of acropachy

: an uncommon condition associated with autoimmune dysfunction of the thyroid gland (as in Graves' disease) that is marked especially by swelling and clubbing of fingers and toes and periostitis of the hands and feet

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“Acropachy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/acropachy. Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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