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Meaning of NEUROPATHY

Pronunciation:  n'ûrowp`athee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any pathology of the peripheral nerves
 

NEUROPATHY is a 10 letter word that starts with N.

 

 See Also: mononeuropathy, multiple mononeuropathy, pathology

 

 

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

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A problem in any part of the nervous system except the brain and spinal cord. Neuropathies can be caused by infection, toxic substances, or disease.
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Disease of the nervous system. Many people who have had diabetes for a while have nerve damage. The three major forms of nerve damage are: peripheral neuropathy, autonomic neuropathy, and mononeuropathy. The most common form is peripheral neuropathy, which mainly affects the feet and legs.
 

 

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