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path

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noun \ˈpath, ˈpȧth\

Medical Definition of path

plural paths \ˈpathz, ˈpaths, ˈpȧthz, ˈpȧths\play play

  1. 1:  the way or route traversed by something <the sweat glands are the chief paths by which water reaches the surface of the skin—Morris Fishbein>

  2. 2:  pathway 1




path

abbreviation

Medical Definition of path

  1. pathological; pathology




path-

combining form

Medical Definition of path-

  1. 1:  pathological <pathobiology>

  2. 2:  pathological state :  disease <pathogen> <pathergy>



Variants of path-

or patho-

-path

noun combining form \ˌpath\

Medical Definition of -path

  1. 1:  practitioner of a (specified) system of medicine that emphasizes one aspect of disease or its treatment <naturopath>

  2. 2:  one affected with a disorder (of such a part or system) <psychopath>





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