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myelopathy

[mahy-uh-lop-uh-thee] /ˌmaɪ əˈlɒp ə θi/
noun, plural myelopathies. Pathology
1.
any disorder of the spinal cord or of bone marrow.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95; myelo- + -pathy
Related forms
myelopathic
[mahy-uh-luh-path-ik] /ˌmaɪ ə ləˈpæθ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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myelopathic in Medicine

myelopathic my·e·lo·path·ic (mī'ə-lō-pāth'ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to myelopathy.

myelopathy my·e·lop·a·thy (mī'ə-lŏp'ə-thē)
n.
Disturbance or disease of the spinal cord.

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