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pathway

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noun path·way \ˈpath-ˌwā, ˈpäth-\

Definition of pathway

  1. 1 :  path, course

  2. 2 :  a line of communication over interconnecting neurons extending from one organ or center to another; also :  a network of interconnecting neurons along which a nerve impulse travels

  3. 3 :  the sequence of usually enzyme-catalyzed reactions by which one substance is converted into another <metabolic pathways>



Examples of pathway in a sentence

  1. We walked along a winding pathway.

  2. <we parked our car near a rambling pathway that led down to the pond>



15th Century

First Known Use of pathway

15th century



PATHWAY Defined for Kids

pathway

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noun path·way \ˈpath-ˌwā, ˈpäth-\

Definition of pathway for Students

  1. :  path 1




Medical Dictionary

pathway

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noun path·way \ˈpath-ˌwā, ˈpȧth-\

Medical Definition of pathway

  1. 1:  a line of communication over interconnecting neurons extending from one organ or center to another; also :  a network of interconnecting neurons along which a nerve impulse travels

  2. 2:  the sequence of usually enzyme-catalyzed reactions by which one substance is converted into another <metabolic pathways>





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