[ 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.

Origin of myelopathy

First recorded in 1890–95; myelo- + -pathy
Related formsmy·e·lo·path·ic [mahy-uh-luh-path-ik] /ˌmaɪ ə ləˈpæθ ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for myelopathy


[ mī′ə-lŏpə-thē ]


Disturbance or disease of the spinal cord.
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