plexopathy

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plexopathy

 [pleks-op´ah-the]
any disorder of a plexus, especially of nerves.
lumbar plexopathy neuropathy of the lumbar plexus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

plex·op·a·thy

(pleks-op'ă-thē),
Disorder involving one of the major peripheral neural plexuses: cervical, brachial, or lumbosacral.
[plexus + G. pathos, disease]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

plex·op·a·thy

(pleks-op'ă-thē)
Disorder involving one of the major peripheral neural plexus: cervical, brachial, or lumbosacral.
[plexus + G. pathos, disease]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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