polyneuropathy

noun

poly·​neu·​rop·​a·​thy -n(y)u̇-ˈräp-ə-thē How to pronounce polyneuropathy (audio)
plural polyneuropathies
: a disease of nerves
especially : a noninflammatory degenerative disease of nerves usually caused by toxins (as of lead)

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“Polyneuropathy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polyneuropathy. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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