radiculopathy

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radiculopathy

 [rah-dik″u-lop´ah-the]
disease of the nerve roots.
spondylotic caudal radiculopathy compression of the cauda equina due to encroachment upon a congenitally small spinal canal by spondylosis, resulting in neural disorders of the lower limbs.

ra·dic·u·lop·a·thy

(ra-dik'yū-lop'ă-thē),
Disorder of the spinal nerve roots.
Synonym(s): radiculitis
[radiculo- + G. pathos, suffering]

radiculopathy

Neurology A spinal nerve root dysfunction characterized by back pain and nerve root irritation Etiology Nucleus pulposus herniates through a weakened part of the intervertebral disk. See Cervical radiculopathy, Herniated disk.

ra·dic·u·lop·a·thy

(ră-dik'yū-lop'ă-thē)
Disorder of the spinal nerve roots.
Synonym(s): radiculitis.
[radiculo- + G. pathos, suffering]

Radiculopathy

Sometimes referred to as a pinched nerve, it refers to compression of the nerve root-the part of a nerve between vertebrae. This compression causes pain to be perceived in areas to which the nerve leads.

ra·dic·u·lop·a·thy

(ră-dik'yū-lop'ă-thē)
Disorder of spinal nerve roots.