- any diseased condition of the nervous system.
Origin of neuropathy
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Examples from the Web for neuropathic
The neuropathic type is one to which the grasshopper is a burden.Degeneracy
Eugene S. Talbot
In neuropathic subjects they may occasionally be more pronounced.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 (of 6)
Sexual abstinence is certainly often injurious to neuropathic persons.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)
The question is sometimes asked: What family is free from neuropathic taint?Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)
Those that become drunkards are usually of a neuropathic constitution, through inheritance or abuse.Essays In Pastoral Medicine
- disease of the nervous system
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Word Origin and History for neuropathic
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- A disease or abnormality of the nervous system, especially one affecting the cranial or spinal nerves.
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