neuropathy

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neu·rop·a·thy

 (no͝o-rŏp′ə-thē, nyo͝o-)
n. pl. neu·rop·a·thies
Any of various diseases or abnormalities of the nervous system, especially of the peripheral nervous system.

neu′ro·path′ic (-rə-păth′ĭk) adj.

neuropathy

(njʊˈrɒpəθɪ)
n
(Pathology) disease of the nervous system
neuropathic adj
ˌneuroˈpathically adv

neu•rop•a•thy

(nʊˈrɒp ə θi, nyʊ-)

n.
any diseased condition of the nervous system.
[1855–60]
neu•ro•path•ic (ˌnʊər əˈpæθ ɪk, ˌnyʊər-) adj.
neu`ro•path′i•cal•ly, adv.

neuropathy

any disease or disorder of the nerves. — neuropathist, n. — neuropathie, adj.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuropathy - any pathology of the peripheral nerves
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy - a form of neuropathy that can begin between childhood and young adulthood; characterized by weakness and atrophy of the muscles of the hands and lower legs; progression is slow and individuals affected can have a normal life span; inheritance is X-linked recessive or X-linked dominant
mononeuropathy - any neuropathy of a single nerve trunk
multiple mononeuropathy - pathology of several individual nerve trunks
Translations
hermosairausneuropatia

neuropathy

[njʊˈrɒpəθɪ] Nneuropatía f

neuropathy

[njʊˈrɒpəθɪ] nneuropatia

neu·rop·a·thy

n. neuropatía, trastorno o cambio patológico en los nervios periféricos;
autonomic ______ autónoma;
motor ______ motora.

neuropathy

n neuropatía f; diabetic — neuropatía diabética; peripheral — neuropatía periférica; sensory — neuropatía sensitiva or sensorial
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The Telegraph has previously reported how Steph launched disability equality consultants Open Eyed after she lost her central vision through the rare hereditary condition, Leber's optic neuropathy.
Michael, who went blind last year from the rare condition Leber's Optic Neuropathy, said Tunstill saw him as an easy target.
But all that was to come to an abrupt end when her parents told her she had a rare inherited condition, Leber's Optic Neuropathy, which meant she was going to lose her vision.

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