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acropathology (s) (noun) (no pl)
The study of diseases that affect the extremities, such as the hands, fingers, feet, and toes: Because hands and fingers are so frequently used and are susceptible to injury, including cuts, burns, bites, fractures, and even tendon injuries, the research dealing with acropathology is quite important in finding cures for such ailments.
Acropathology also involves the feet and toes. Such ailments are athlete's foot, a fungal infection that primarily affects the skin between the toes and causes itchiness, sores, and cracked skin, and affects ingrown toenails of the big toes resulting in inflammation of the surrounding tissue.
This entry is located in the following units: acro-, acr- (page 7) -ology, -logy, -ologist, -logist (page 1) path-, patho-, -path-, -pathia, -pathic, -pathology, -pathetic, -pathize, -pathy (page 1)