plexopathy

plexopathy

 [pleks-op´ah-the]
any disorder of a plexus, especially of nerves.
lumbar plexopathy neuropathy of the lumbar plexus.

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]

plexopathy

/plex·op·a·thy/ (pleks-op´ah-the) any disorder of a plexus, especially of nerves.
lumbar plexopathy  neuropathy of the lumbar plexus.

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]

plexopathy

any disorder of a plexus, especially of nerves.

lumbar plexopathy
neuropathy of the lumbar plexus.
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