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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n neuropathy any pathology of the peripheral nerves
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Neuropathy (Med) An affection of the nervous system or of a nerve.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n neuropathy In pathology, a general term for disease of the nervous system.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Neuropathy nervous disease generally
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Neuro-, + Gr.,, to suffer
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. neuron, nerve, pathos, suffering.


In literature:

In older children the line which separates naughtiness, fractiousness, and restlessness from definite neuropathy begins to be more marked.
"The Nervous Child" by Hector Charles Cameron
Neuropathy is a disease or disorder of the nervous system.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
This is how he states his theory of onanism as an exciting cause of inherited neuropathy, resulting in sexual inversion.
"A Problem in Modern Ethics" by John Addington Symonds
In consequence, "sexual storms" result in neuropaths, whether the neuropathy be inherited or acquired.
"Degeneracy" by Eugene S. Talbot

In news:

If so, this may stem from a form of neuropathy that can have many causes.
From Park Ridge Health Hendersonville, N.C. (October 9, 2012) – Peripheral neuropathy involves damage to the nerves that send signals to and from the brain and spinal cord.
What is Peripheral Neuropathy .
Effective Neuropathy Screening Tool Often Overlooked.
Tests and Expenditures in the Initial Evaluation of Peripheral Neuropathy .
Background Peripheral neuropathy is a common disorder in which an extensive evaluation is often unrevealing.
What We're Reading: National Neuropathy Week.
I was recently diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy .
Oprah Radio host Dr Mehmet Oz talks with Dr Lee Dellon about peripheral neuropathy .
A 74-Year-Old Man With Memory Loss and Neuropathy Who Enjoys Alcoholic Beverages.
It is important to be aware of neuropathy involving the suprascapular nerve.
00 AM on 11/26, issued at 2:39 AM Alma, GA Baxley, GA Blackshear, GA Bristol, GA. Antidepressant May Work Against Chemo-Related Peripheral Neuropathy.
Veterans suffering peripheral neuropathy from exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange could be eligible for compensation from the Veterans Affairs Department.
Peripheral neuropathy group offers help.
The Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group will meet at 1:30 pm Tuesday at Good Shepherd Christian Church, 9571 Shepard Road, Macedonia .

In science:

Slower speeds in patients with diabetic neuropathy lead to improved local dynamic stability of continuous overground walking. J Biomech.
Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on gait stability during treadmill walking: an experimental study in healthy individuals
Characteristics of functional gait among people with and without peripheral neuropathy.
Effect of rhythmic auditory cueing on gait stability during treadmill walking: an experimental study in healthy individuals
Patients of medical oncologists experienced more weeks with chemotherapy associated side effects or toxicity, such as anemia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia and drug induced neuropathy, on average over five years, 16.2 weeks for MOs and 8.9 weeks for GOs; see the bottom half of Figure 2.
An exact adaptive test with superior design sensitivity in an observational study of treatments for ovarian cancer