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

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

deuteropathy in Medicine


  1. A disease that occurs secondary to another.
Related formsdeu′ter•o•pathic (-ə-păthĭk) adj.
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