Meaning of PATH in English


Function: noun combining form

Etymology: German, back-formation from -pathie -pathy

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

2 [ International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek -path ē s, adjective, suffering, from pathos ] a : one suffering from a disorder (of such a part or system) <psycho path > b : one perceiving <tele path >

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