descending neuropathy


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Related to descending neuropathy: peripheral neuritis, Sensory neuropathy

descending neuropathy

Etymology: L, descendere, to descend; Gk, neuron, nerve, pathos, disease
a disease of the peripheral nervous system that spreads downward from the upper part of the body.

descending neuropathy

Neuropathy that descends from the upper part of the body to the lower.
See also: neuropathy