Definition of channelopathy in English:

channelopathy

noun

Medicine
  • Any of a diverse class of diseases or disorders caused by the dysfunction or impaired regulation of a particular type of membrane ion channel, especially in nerve or muscle cells.

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in Neuromuscular Disorders. From channel + -o- + -pathy.

Pronunciation

channelopathy

/tʃanəˈlɒpəθi/