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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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Indoor contamination with hexachlorocyclo-dodecanes, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and perfluoro-alkyl compounds: an important exposure pathway? Environ Sci Technol 4:3221-3231.
Three integrated components make up this assessment: review of existing environmental and medical data, exposure pathway analysis, and toxicological analysis.
Our exposure models combined ambient dispersion and activity-based estimates that demonstrate substantial nonoccupational asbestos exposures for residents of this neighborhood, albeit with considerable variability by exposure pathway (Adgate et al.
We conducted a sensitivity analysis to identify the critical model variables for total exposure and for each exposure pathway. Here, we computed exposure after each of the three compartments had reached steady state.
CONCLUSIONS: Despite uncertainties in the exposure pathway, results indicate that a combination of North American and international emissions controls with adaptation strategies is necessary to manage methylmercury risks across various demographic groups in the United States.
Lead from deteriorated lead-based paint typically found in older housing stock is a primary exposure pathway for children.
Direct consumption of soil represents another exposure pathway, either intentionally (geophagia, prevalent among pregnant women) or unintentionally (hand-to-mouth contact between children).
This modifier is a dimensionless term [f.sub.PR,x,e] that multiplies any exposure pathway x (e.g., food ingestion) and health effect e (e.g., cancer) dose-response slope [DRF.sup.*.sub.x,e] to arrive at corrected slope factors [DRF.sub.x,e] as input to matrix in Equation 1.
While inhalation is the typical exposure route for mercury released from lighting products, dermal contact with the mercury contaminated phosphor powder that lines fluorescent lamps is another exposure pathway that can impact on those who handle broken lamps, the report pointed out.
One limitation of reviewing older data in ATSDR's database is that we are unsure if the conclusion categories for the data apply to the indoor air exposure pathway. The older database only captured the highest hazard level and did not specify the pathway.
While vapor encroachment has long been recognized as a potential exposure pathway to subsurface contamination, only recently have regulatory agencies shown greater concern.
Because FoodNet epidemiologists cannot confirm the exposure pathway that resulted in FoodNet-captured illnesses, we cannot determine whether the lower frequency of outbreak-associated cases among the youngest cohorts of Salmonella patients reflects some fundamental difference in the distribution of exposure pathways, a difference in outbreak-associated case detection methods, or both.