arthropathy

[ ahr-throp-uh-thee ]
/ ɑrˈθrɒp ə θi /

noun

disease of the joints.

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Origin of arthropathy

First recorded in 1875–80; arthro- + -pathy

OTHER WORDS FROM arthropathy

ar·thro·path·ic [ahr-thruh-path-ik], /ˌɑr θrəˈpæθ ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for arthropathy

  • Except that the joint disease is seldom symmetrical, it closely resembles the arthropathy of tabes.

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles

Medical definitions for arthropathy

arthropathy
[ är-thrŏpə-thē ]

n.

A disease or an abnormality of a joint.
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