arthropathy

noun
a pathology or abnormality of a joint
Hypernyms: ↑pathology

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\\ärˈthräpəthē\ noun (-es)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary arthr- + -pathy
: a disease of a joint

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arthropathic /ahr'threuh path"ik/, adj.
/ahr throp"euh thee/, n.
disease of the joints.
[1875-80; ARTHRO- + -PATHY]

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arthropathy /är-thropˈə-thi/ (medicine)
noun
A disease of the joints
ORIGIN: Gr arthron joint, and patheia suffering

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