Literally meaning: “affection of bone marow”
Origin: Anc Greek
μυελός/myelos(=bone marow, core)>μύω/myo(=be enclosed)
–πάθεια/patheia (-pathy, suffix denoting “suffering”) > πάθος( masculine gender) / pathos(=passion, sorrow, strong emotion).
Myelinopathy is a group of diseases affecting myelin (or of the Schwann cells which produce it) including hypomyelination, dysmyelination and leukodystrophies.