discopathy

noun
dis·​cop·​a·​thy | \ dis-ˈkäp-ə-thē How to pronounce discopathy (audio) \
plural discopathies

Medical Definition of discopathy

: any disease affecting an intervertebral disk

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“Discopathy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/discopathy. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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