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[noo r-oh-puh-thol-uh-jee, nyoo r-]
  1. the pathology of the nervous system.
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Origin of neuropathology

First recorded in 1850–55; neuro- + pathology
Related formsneu·ro·path·o·log·i·cal [noo r-oh-path-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌnʊər oʊˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveneu·ro·pa·thol·o·gist, noun
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Examples from the Web for neuropathology

Historical Examples

  • The recent advances in neuropathology have revived of late years the views of Cullen on the pathology of gout.

    A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II


  • The same regrettable confusion is discernible in various treatises on neuropathology the work of German and other foreign authors.

British Dictionary definitions for neuropathology


  1. the study of diseases of the nervous system
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Derived Formsneuropathological (ˌnjʊərəʊˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveneuropathologist, noun
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neuropathology in Medicine


  1. The study of diseases of the nervous system.
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