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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.
[1530–40]
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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