deuteropathy

[doo-tuh-rop-uh-thee, dyoo-]

noun Pathology.

any abnormality that is secondary to another pathological condition.

Nearby words

  1. deuteromycetes,
  2. deuteron,
  3. deuteronomic,
  4. deuteronomist,
  5. deuteronomy,
  6. deuteroplasm,
  7. deuterostome,
  8. deuterotoky,
  9. deuto-,
  10. deuton

Origin of deuteropathy

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

Related formsdeu·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 formsdeu′ter•o•pathic (-ə-păthĭk) adj.


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