Neuropathy
Neuropathy Neu*rop"a*thy, n. [Neuro- + Gr. ?, ?, to suffer.] (Med.) An affection of the nervous system or of a nerve. [1913 Webster]

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  • neuropathy — (n.) 1827, from NEURO (Cf. neuro ) + PATHY (Cf. pathy). Related: Neuropath; neuropathic; neuropathist …   Etymology dictionary

  • neuropathy — [noo räp′ə thē, nyooräp′ə thē] n. [ NEURO + PATHY] any disease of the nervous system neuropathic [noor΄ō path′ik, nyoor΄ō path′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Neuropathy — ICD10|G|99|0|g|90 ICD9 = ICD9|337.0 ICD9|337.1, ICD9|356 ICD9|357, ICD9|377 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = search eMedicineTopic = neuropathy eMedicine mult = | MeshID = Neuropathy is a medical term, usually short for peripheral… …   Wikipedia

  • Neuropathy — Any and all disease or malfunction of the nerves. * * * 1. A classical term for any disorder affecting any segment of the nervous system. 2. In contemporary usage, a disease involving the cranial nerves or the peripheral or autonomic nervous …   Medical dictionary

  • neuropathy — n. any disease of the peripheral nerves, usually causing weakness and numbness. In a mononeuropathy a single nerve is affected and the extent of the symptoms depends upon the distribution of that nerve. In a polyneuropathy (see peripheral… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • neuropathy — A nerve problem that causes pain, numbness, tingling, swelling, or muscle weakness in different parts of the body. It usually begins in the hands or feet and gets worse over time. Neuropathy may be caused by physical injury, infection, toxic… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • neuropathy — noun (plural thies) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1857 an abnormal and usually degenerative state of the nervous system or nerves; also a systemic condition that stems from a neuropathy • neuropathic adjective •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • neuropathy — noun any pathology of the peripheral nerves • Hypernyms: ↑pathology • Hyponyms: ↑Charcot Marie Tooth disease, ↑hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy, ↑mononeuropathy, ↑multiple mononeuropathy …   Useful english dictionary

  • neuropathy — neuropathic /noor euh path ik, nyoor /, adj. neuropathically, adv. /noo rop euh thee, nyoo /, n. any diseased condition of the nervous system. [1855 60; NEURO + PATHY] * * * Disorder of the peripheral nervous system. It may be genetic or acquired …   Universalium

  • neuropathy — noun Any disease of the peripheral nervous system …   Wiktionary

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