Definition of pathway
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 : the sequence of usually enzyme-catalyzed reactions by which one substance is converted into another metabolic pathways
Examples of pathway in a Sentence
We walked along a winding pathway.
we parked our car near a rambling pathway that led down to the pond
Recent Examples of pathway from the Web
For Paris, the world’s countries had finally gotten together in a framework that had allowed each, in their own way, to find a pathway to reducing their greenhouse-gas emissions.
Valparaiso is also installing a recreational pathway, curbs and gutters, and decorative lighting along the east side of Calumet.
Every time a tattoo gun pierces your skin, the needle is opening a wound -- and another pathway by which germs can enter your body.
The new bike lane had caused some confusion, with the occasional driver parking in the bike pathway next to the curb, but others were thrilled to be able to cycle from Patterson Park on the north to Canton Waterfront Park on the south.
If, in the judgment of the umpire, the catcher without possession of the ball blocks the pathway of the runner, the umpire shall call or signal the runner safe.
The good news: That means there will shortly be a continuous pathway from the north end of Museum Park at the MacArthur Causeway all the way to the mouth of the Miami River.
The sand and construction provided by the Corps of Engineers comes with a catch: They will be made available only to public beaches, and parking and pathways to the beach must be accessible.
Caloric restriction appears to trigger energy-saving metabolic changes, activating metabolic pathways involved in regulating cell growth and repair.
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Medical Definition of pathway
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: the sequence of usually enzyme-catalyzed reactions by which one substance is converted into another metabolic pathways
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