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Related to descending neuropathy: peripheral neuritis, Sensory 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.
Neuropathy that descends from the upper part of the body to the lower.
See also: neuropathy