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Definition of "neuropathy" []

  • A disease or abnormality of the nervous system. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "neuropathy" in a sentence
  • "After the surgery, he began feeling numbness and tingling in his feet, a condition, known as neuropathy, that is a potential side effect after back surgery."
  • "Any time I hear the word neuropathy I think vitamin B12 deficiency."
  • "For example, how many concussions are sufficient to cause long-term neuropathy like CTE (although research suggests the number may be quite small)?"