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arthropathy

[ahr-throp-uh-thee]
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noun
  1. disease of the joints.
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Origin of arthropathy

First recorded in 1875–80; arthro- + -pathy
Related formsar·thro·path·ic [ahr-thruh-path-ik] /ˌɑr θrəˈpæθ ɪk/, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • 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

(är-thrŏpə-thē)
n.
  1. A disease or an abnormality of a joint.
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