entrapment neuropathy

[ ĕn-trăpmənt ]

n.

Neuritis in which a neuron is continually irritated by compression created by encroachment or impingement of a nearby anatomical structure.

Nearby words

  1. entranceway,
  2. entrancing,
  3. entrant,
  4. entrap,
  5. entrapment,
  6. entre nous,
  7. entre-,
  8. entre-deux-mers,
  9. entreasure,
  10. entreat


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