myelopathy

[ mahy-uh-lop-uh-thee ]
/ ˌmaɪ əˈlɒp ə θi /

noun, plural my·e·lop·a·thies. Pathology.

any disorder of the spinal cord or of bone marrow.

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Origin of myelopathy

First recorded in 1890–95; myelo- + -pathy

OTHER WORDS FROM myelopathy

my·e·lo·path·ic [mahy-uh-luh-path-ik] /ˌmaɪ ə ləˈpæθ ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for myelopathic (1 of 2)

myelopathic
[ mī′ə-lō-păthĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to myelopathy.

Medical definitions for myelopathic (2 of 2)

myelopathy
[ mī′ə-lŏpə-thē ]

n.

Disturbance or disease of the spinal cord.
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