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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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4) Neuropathic pain in leprosy has been receiving increasing attention from researchers; however, there are still few studies on this subject.
Health company Abbott (NYSE:ABT) stated on Wednesday that it has introduced the new Proclaim DRG Neurostimulation System in Europe to deliver dorsal root ganglion (DRG) stimulation to patients suffering from chronic neuropathic pain through its bluetooth wireless technology and iOS software.
announced today that it has obtained exclusive research, development and commercialization rights to LX9211 (BMS-986176), a development candidate for neuropathic pain that was jointly developed by Lexicon and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company as part of their neuroscience drug discovery alliance.
USPRwire, Thu Apr 07 2016] Global Markets Direct's, 'Diabetic Neuropathic Pain - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Diabetic Neuropathic Pain pipeline landscape.
Karahan and colleagues (2014) investigated knowledge of neuropathic pain by 60 Turkish nurses working in physical and medicine rehabilitation, neurology, and neurosurgery.
Background: Najanalgesin, a toxin isolated from the venom of Naja naja atra, has been shown to exert significant analgesic effects in a neuropathic pain model in rats.
1) Neuropathic pain is defined as "pain caused by a primary lesion or dysfunction in the nervous system": by International Association for the Study of Pain.
2] The second type of pain is neuropathic pain resulting from peripheral or central nervous system disease or damage.
Objectives: The purpose of this study was to determine frequency, character, approximate location and intensity of neuropathic pain in spinal cord injury and its impact on the quality of life.
While several studies have demonstrated that inflammation in peripheral tissues causes the up-regulation of opioid receptors, opioids delivered into the skin via a patch have never before been successfully applied to treat peripheral pain, including neuropathic pain, in humans.