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patho-(word root) disease
Examples of words with the root patho-: pathology
Disease; suffering: pathogen.
patho-or before a vowel
(Pathology) disease: pathology.
[from Greek pathos suffering; see pathos]
a combining form meaning “suffering,” “disease”: pathology.
[comb. form representing Greek páthos; see pathos]