Definition of osteoarthropathy in English:

osteoarthropathy

noun

Medicine
  • Any disorder that affects both bones and joints; especially in "hypertrophic pulmonary osteoarthropathy"noun a syndrome characterized by periosteal new bone formation involving the long bones and phalanges, a variable degree of arthritis, and often clubbing of the fingers, seen in association with pulmonary and various other diseases.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The British Medical Journal. From osteo- + arthropathy, after French ostéo-arthropathie.

Pronunciation

osteoarthropathy

/ˌɒstɪəʊɑːˈθrɒpəθi/