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deuteropathy

[doo-tuh-rop-uh-thee, dyoo-]
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noun Pathology.
  1. any abnormality that is secondary to another pathological condition.
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Origin of deuteropathy

First recorded in 1645–55; deutero- + -pathy
Related formsdeu·ter·o·path·ic [doo-ter-uh-path-ik, dyoo-] /ˌdu tər əˈpæθ ɪk, ˌdyu-/, adjective
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deuteropathy in Medicine

deuteropathy

(dōō′tə-rŏpə-thē)
n.
  1. A disease that occurs secondary to another.
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Related formsdeu′ter•o•pathic (-ə-păthĭk) adj.
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