[ ahr-throp-uh-thee ]

  1. disease of the joints.

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

Words Nearby arthropathy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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