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
References in periodicals archive ?
It's also possible that alcoholism itself can cause nerve damage, a condition that some researchers call alcoholic neuropathy.
Some neurological disorders related to long term alcoholism are predominantly due to inadequate nutrition (The thiamine deficiency that causes Wernicke's encephalopathy), but others appear to involve the neurotoxicity of ethanol on brain (Alcohol withdrawal syndrome and dementia) and peripheral nerves (Alcoholic neuropathy and myopathy).
Alcoholic neuropathy with superimposed focal entrapment neuropathies has not been reported previously.