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myelopathy Line breaks: myel|op¦athy
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌɪəˈlɒpəθi/

Definition of myelopathy in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
Disease of the spinal cord.
Example sentences
  • If the diagnosis is not clear, or there are diffuse symptoms, consider doing a full neurological examination to rule out causes such as peripheral neuropathy and cervical myelopathy.
  • The sudden onset of myelopathy secondary to spinal metastasis is a true neurologic emergency.
  • The clinical features vary widely and may resemble myelopathy, radiculopathy, muscle disease, or even hyperventilation.
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