Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A disease or abnormality of the nervous system.

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  • n. Any disease of the peripheral nervous system.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An affection of the nervous system or of a nerve.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a general term for disease of the nervous system.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any pathology of the peripheral nerves

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Examples

  • 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.

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  • Any time I hear the word neuropathy I think vitamin B12 deficiency.

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  • For example, how many concussions are sufficient to cause long-term neuropathy like CTE (although research suggests the number may be quite small)?

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  • A lot of diabetics have a condition called neuropathy which means they cannot feel an area well on their body usually their feet/lower legs.

    Open Thread - Erick’s blog - RedState

  • And she went to the Neurology Center, where she worked, and they, at -- at first, diagnosed ulnar neuropathy, which is a pinched nerve, basically.

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  • The official diagnosis is neuropathy, which is also associated with exposure to Agent Orange by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

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  • These problems most often occur when there is nerve damage, also called neuropathy, which results in the loss of feeling in your feet, the American Diabetes Association said on its website.

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  • Doctors can predict which diabetic patients may come down with the nerve condition called neuropathy by measuring their triglycerides, according to new research.

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  • Neuropathic pain can occur as the result of such conditions as shingles, cancer, phantom limb pain, the phenomenon known as entrapment neuropathy -in which a nerve is pinched (as occurs in carpal tunnel or chronic back pain syndromes) - and peripheral neuropathy, which is common among diabetics.

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  • And loss of sensation in the feet, called neuropathy, makes patients slow to notice even small wounds that rapidly can turn gangrenous.

    Canadian Online Health News

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