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path·way

 (păth′wā′, päth′-)
n.
1. A path.
2. Physiology
a. A course usually followed by a body part or process.
b. A chain of nerve fibers along which impulses normally travel.
c. A sequence of enzymatic or other reactions by which one biological material is converted to another.

pathway

(ˈpɑːθˌweɪ)
n
1. another word for path1, path2
2. a route to or way of access to; way of reaching or achieving something
3. (Education) courses taken by a student to gain entry to a higher course or towards a final qualification
4. (Biochemistry) biochem a chain of reactions associated with a particular metabolic process

path•way

(ˈpæθˌweɪ, ˈpɑθ-)

n.
1. a path, course, route, or way.
2. a sequence of reactions, usu. controlled and catalyzed by enzymes, by which one organic substance is converted to another.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pathway - a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brainpathway - a bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain
optic radiation, radiatio optica - a nerve pathway from the lateral geniculate body to the visual cortex
commissure - a bundle of nerve fibers passing from one side to the other of the brain or spinal cord
cerebral peduncle, peduncle - a bundle of myelinated neurons joining different parts of the brain
substantia alba, white matter - whitish nervous tissue of the CNS consisting of neurons and their myelin sheaths
2.pathway - a trodden pathpathway - a trodden path      
path - a way especially designed for a particular use
Translations
طَريق، مَسار
stezka
sti
gyalogösvény
gangstígur, slóî
patikayaya yolu

pathway

[ˈpɑːθweɪ] Ncamino m, sendero m = path A1

pathway

[ˈpɑːθweɪ] n
(= track) (for pedestrians)chemin m, sentier m; (from gate to house)allée f
(fig)
The course offers students a pathway to employment → Ce stage offre aux étudiants un moyen d'entrer dans la vie active.
the pathway to success → la voie de la réussite

pathway

[ˈpɑːθˌweɪ] nsentiero, viottolo

path

(paːθ) plural paths (paːðz) noun
1. a way made across the ground by the passing of people or animals. There is a path through the fields; a mountain path.
2. (any place on) the line along which someone or something is moving. She stood right in the path of the bus.
ˈpathway noun
a path.

path·way

n. curso, comunicación; senda.
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This generates a pyrogenic message that reaches the central nervous system (CNS) through mechanisms involving both neuronal pathways (afferent pathway of the vagus nerve) and humoral pathways (8).
Indeed, the CSE increase, observed during the stimulation above the motor threshold, could be attributed to the direct activation of the alphamotoneuron rather than the sole activation of the somatosensory afferent pathway. Indeed, peripheral somatosensory stimulation evoked near the motor threshold activates proprioceptive, sensory and cutaneous afferent fibers [13].
Conclusion: According to characteristic hearing dysfunction, AN may occur in the afferent pathway of acoustic nerve, probably accompanied by the pathological changes of efferent nerve in the olivocochlear system inside the brainstem.
Goodchild and Noble in 1987 observed that 0.3 - 2 mg of intrathecal midazolam [10] interrupts somatic nociceptive afferent pathway of pain.
The neurosurgeon then uses modulating devices such as spinal cord stimulators, peripheral nerve stimulators, and lesioning techniques, which interrupt the afferent pathway. Spinal canal catheters effecting direct drug delivery to the spinal receptors are often beneficial in spine-related pain syndromes.
By activating this afferent pathway, Barostim restores sympatho-vagal balance by reducing sympathetic activity and increasing parasympathetic activity, CVRx said.
This goal will be achieved by combining microtechnology and material science and will allow, on one side, recording of the motor-related signals governing the actions of the amputated hand/arm for the motion control of a mechanical prosthesis, and on the other providing sensory feedback from tactile and kinesthetic sensors through neuromorphic stimulation of the adequate afferent pathway within the residual limb.