Definition of -pathy
1 : feeling : suffering <empathy> : perception <telepathy>
2 : disorder of (such) a part or kind <neuropathy>
3 : system of medicine based on (such) a factor <osteopathy>
Origin of -pathy
Latin -pathia, from Greek -patheia, from -pathēs suffering, from pathos
Medical Definition of -pathy
1: feeling <apathy> <telepathy>
2: disease of a (specified) part or kind <idiopathy> <myopathy>
3: therapy or system of therapy based on a (specified) unitary theory of disease or its treatment <homeopathy>
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