Definition of neuropathy in English:

neuropathy

noun

Medicine
  • Disease or dysfunction of one or more peripheral nerves, typically causing numbness or weakness.

    • ‘Assessing the lower limbs for peripheral neuropathy and vascular disease also is important.’
    • ‘In other words, aspartame disease can simulate diabetic retinopathy or peripheral neuropathy.’
    • ‘This includes assessment of infection, neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease.’
    • ‘If diabetic neuropathy has damaged the nerves in your legs and feet, you may not be able to feel pain in those parts of your body.’
    • ‘Other potential causes of peripheral neuropathy were excluded before attributing the peripheral neuropathy to diabetes.’

Pronunciation:

neuropathy

/ˌn(y)o͝oˈräpəTHē/