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.
2. The excitation of passion by rhetoric or poetry.
Pathos is a quality, as in literature and art, that arouses feelings of despondency or hopelessness.
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2. The application of peloids; such as, mud, peat moss, or clay, to all or part of the body.
Also known as pelotherapy.
2. Any disease of the vocal organs affecting speech.
3. Any disease or disorder of phonation.
2. The influence of light upon organisms.
3. Any abnormal change in the skin induced by light.
2. A central retina burn from excessive exposure to sunlight or other intense light (e.g. the flash of an electrical short).
3. Thermal damage to the retina because of intense light.