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arthropathy

[ahr-throp-uh-thee] /ɑrˈθrɒp ə θi/
noun
1.
disease of the joints.
Origin of arthropathy
1875-1880
First recorded in 1875-80; arthro- + -pathy
Related forms
arthropathic
[ahr-thruh-path-ik] /ˌɑr θrəˈpæθ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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  • Except that the joint disease is seldom symmetrical, it closely resembles the arthropathy of tabes.

    Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
arthropathy in Medicine

arthropathy ar·throp·a·thy (är-thrŏp'ə-thē)
n.
A disease or an abnormality of a joint.

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