neuropathy

[noo-rop-uh-thee, nyoo-]
noun
any diseased condition of the nervous system.

Origin:
1855–60; neuro- + -pathy

neuropathic [noor-uh-path-ik, nyoor-] , adjective
neuropathically, adverb
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neuropathy (njʊˈrɒpəθɪ)
 
n
disease of the nervous system
 
neuropathic
 
adj
 
neuro'pathically
 
adv

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neuropathy neu·rop·a·thy (nu-rŏp'ə-thē, nyu-)
n.
A disease or an abnormality of the nervous system, especially one affecting the cranial or spinal nerves.


neu'ro·path'ic (nur'ə-pāth'ĭk, nyur'-) adj.
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Example sentences
Peripheral neuropathy can also be caused by anxiety and stress.
If you get neuropathy the medical version is when your feet die they get
  removed.
They say it works well for arthritic pain and diabetic neuropathy.
It may be a nerve disorder known as neuropathy, triggered by diseases as
  diverse as cancer and diabetes.
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