deuteropathy

[ doo-tuh-rop-uh-thee, dyoo- ]
/ ˌdu təˈrɒp ə θi, ˌdyu- /

noun Pathology.

any abnormality that is secondary to another pathological condition.

Origin of deuteropathy

First recorded in 1645–55; deutero- + -pathy

Related forms

deu·ter·o·path·ic [doo-ter-uh-path-ik, dyoo-] /ˌdu tər əˈpæθ ɪk, ˌdyu-/, adjective
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Medicine definitions for deuteropathy

deuteropathy

[ dōō′tə-rŏpə-thē ]

n.

A disease that occurs secondary to another.

Related forms

deu′ter•o•pathic (-ə-păthĭk) adj.
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