Polyneuropathy

Polyneuropathy or symmetrical polyneuropathy (poly- + neuro- + -pathy) is damage or disease affecting peripheral nerves (peripheral neuropathy) in roughly the same areas on both sides of the body, featuring weakness, numbness, pins-and-needles and burning pain. It usually begins in the hands and feet and may progress to the arms and legs; and some...
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polyneuropathy

<neurology> A disease process involving a number of peripheral nerves. ... Origin: Gr. Pathos = disease ... (14 Oct 1997) ...
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polyneuropathy

(from the article `alcoholism`) ...recent memory, with a tendency to make up for the defect by confabulation, the ready recounting of events without regard to the facts. Vitamin ... Diseases of the peripheral nerves (peripheral neuropathies, or polyneuropathies) can produce symptoms similar to the motor neuron diseases. Sensory ... [...
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polyneuropathy

(pol″e-ndbobr-rop┬┤ә-the) a disease involving several nerves.
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polyneuropathy

polyneuropathy A disease process involving a number of peripheral (away from the center) nerves (literal sense), noted in beriberi and chronic alcoholism, as a result of thiamin deficiency.
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polyneuropathy

Type: Term Pronunciation: pol′ē-nū-rop′ă-thē Definitions: 1. A disease process involving a number of peripheral nerves (literal sense). 2. A nontraumatic generalized disorder of peripheral nerves, affecting the distal fibers most severely, with proximal shading (the feet are affected sooner or more severely than the ...
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