- any diseased condition of the nervous system.
Origin of neuropathy
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Examples from the Web for neuropathy
In consequence, “sexual storms” result in neuropaths, whether the neuropathy be inherited or acquired.Degeneracy
Eugene S. Talbot
Neuropathy and an unsound, nervous organisation are often enough legacies from the nervous disorders of childhood.
There he will find the very beginnings of things, the growing point, as it were, of all neuropathy.
- disease of the nervous system
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Word Origin and History for neuropathy
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- A disease or abnormality of the nervous system, especially one affecting the cranial or spinal nerves.
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