The question is sometimes asked: What family is free from neuropathic taint?
Sexual abstinence is certainly often injurious to neuropathic persons.
If a man has a certain habit or trick, it is termed a neurosis or neuropathic habit.
Those that become drunkards are usually of a neuropathic constitution, through inheritance or abuse.
At the very least he exhibits a neuropathic sensitiveness to abnormal impressions.
A great number of neuropathic disorders which I have described are related to the popular type of mother-in-law.
The fact of inheritance of the neuropathic constitution may be taken for granted.
The cyclops illustrated (Figs. 33, 34) was born to a 17-year old neuropathic primipara, after a protracted labour.
He was finally held to be a hereditarily tainted individual with neuropathic constitution.
neuropathic or degenerative conditions sometimes serve to accentuate or reveal ancestral traits that are very ancient in the race.
neuropathy neu·rop·a·thy (nu-rŏp'ə-thē, nyu-)
A disease or an abnormality of the nervous system, especially one affecting the cranial or spinal nerves.