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 set of features, or conditions, associated with a diseased cell or cells.
2. The branch of pathology that studies the effects of disease on the cellular level.
2. Any syphilid (skin lesions of secondary syphilis).
2. The study of abnormalities of ligaments.
2. Any abnormality that is secondary to another pathological condition.
3. A sympathetic affection of any part of the body; such as, a headache resulting from an overloaded stomach.
2. Disease of a disk; especially, of an invertebral disk.