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deuteropathy

[doo-tuh-rop-uh-thee, dyoo-] /ˌdu təˈrɒp ə θi, ˌdyu-/
noun, Pathology
1.
any abnormality that is secondary to another pathological condition.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; deutero- + -pathy
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[doo-ter-uh-path-ik, dyoo-] /ˌdu tər əˈpæθ ɪk, ˌdyu-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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deuteropathic in Medicine

deuteropathy deu·ter·op·a·thy (dōō'tə-rŏp'ə-thē, dyōō'-)
n.
A disease that occurs secondary to another.


deu'ter·o·path'ic (-ə-pāth'ĭk) adj.
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