path-, patho-, -path-, -pathia, -pathic, -pathology, -pathetic, -pathize, -pathy
(Greek: feeling, sensation, perception; suffering, disease, or disorder; a system of treating diseases)
In medicine, some of these elements usually mean "someone who suffers from a disease of, or one who treats a disease"; so, they should not be confused with the words that mean "feeling" which are also shown on these pages even though both meanings come from the same Greek element.
It is considered to be the most common solid tumor outside the brain in infants and children.
2. Producing effects resembling those of impulses transmitted by the postganglionic fibers of the sympathetic nervous system.
2. An influence produced in any organ by disease or disorder in another part.
3. A relation which exists between the mind and the body, causing the one to be affected by the other.
1. What a girl offers to another in exchange for details.
2. A quality that’s never wasted except when you give it to yourself.
3. What you give to someone when you don’t want to loan him/her any money.
2. Someone who communicates through methods other than the normal senses, as by the exercise of mystical powers.
2. The ability to connect directly by psychic means with others via thoughts, feelings, or emotions at a distance without using normal sensations: June couldn’t explain why, but she had a definite sense that her twin brother, who lived about 1,000 miles away, needed her help and wanted her to come. She had heard about such communication by extra sensory means and decided this had to be telepathy.
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2. A reference to the sensitiveness or responsiveness to divine influence; pious sentiment.
3. Descriptive of a religious emotion or excitement caused by thinking about God.
2. Sympathetic passive feeling excited by the contemplation of God; susceptibility to this feeling; sensitiveness or responsiveness to divine influences; pious sentiment.