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arthropathy

[ ahr-throp-uh-thee ]
/ ɑrˈθrɒp ə θi /
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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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How to use arthropathy in a sentence

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

    Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
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