Any disease affecting a joint. [arthro- + G. pathos, suffering]
- diabetic a. a neuropathic a. occurring in diabetes.
- Jaccoud a. SYN: Jaccoud arthritis.
- long-leg a. a degenerative joint disease that develops, after many years, in the hip and/or knee of the longer leg of a person with unequal leg lengths.
- neuropathic a. SYN: neuropathic joint.
- static a. secondary involvement of a joint following disease in a joint of the same extremity; e.g., knee or ankle involvement in hip disease.
- tabetic a. a neuropathic a. that occurs with tabes dorsalis (tabetic neurosyphilis). SEE ALSO: neuropathic joint.

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ar·throp·a·thy är-'thräp-ə-thē n, pl -thies a disease of a joint

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any disease or disorder involving a joint.

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ar·throp·a·thy (ahr-thropґə-the) [arthro- + -pathy] any joint disease. arthropathic adj

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Arthropathy — Ar*throp a*thy, n. [Gr. ? joint + ?, ?, to suffer.] (Med.) Any disease of the joints. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arthropathy — noun a pathology or abnormality of a joint • Hypernyms: ↑pathology * * * ärˈthräpəthē noun ( es) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary arthr + pathy : a disease of a joint * * * arthropathic …   Useful english dictionary

  • arthropathy — noun (plural thies) Date: circa 1860 a disease of a joint …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • arthropathy — arthropathic /ahr threuh path ik/, adj. /ahr throp euh thee/, n. disease of the joints. [1875 80; ARTHRO + PATHY] * * * …   Universalium

  • arthropathy — noun Any of several diseases of a joint …   Wiktionary

  • arthropathy — ar·throp·a·thy …   English syllables

  • arthropathy — n. any disease or disorder involving a joint …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • arthropathy — ar•throp•a•thy [[t]ɑrˈθrɒp ə θi[/t]] n. pat disease of the joints • Etymology: 1875–80 ar thro•path′ic θrəˈpæθ ɪk adj …   From formal English to slang

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