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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.
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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
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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
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Translations
طَريق، مَسار
stezka
sti
gyalogösvény
gangstígur, slóî
patikayaya yolu

pathway

[ˈpɑːθweɪ] Ncamino m, sendero m = path A1
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

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
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

pathway

[ˈpɑːθˌweɪ] nsentiero, viottolo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

path·way

n. curso, comunicación; senda.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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West Elementary School has introduced a newly redesigned sensory pathway for its students.
Since LLR is the true loop of transcortical reflex, any lesion in sensory pathway or sensorimotor cortex can be diagnosed with LLR.
This sensory pathway is not altered in patients with CANVAS; nevertheless, it is not efficient (and its score is decreased) in several patients with vestibular lesions.
have planned their study to establish whether in patients with pSS without central nervous system (CNS) involvement, the function of the central portion of the sensory pathway can be challenged.
The fact that DEET is also interacting with a specific taste receptor might indicate that there is a sensory pathway for taste that helps inhibit feeding."
Until now assumptions were that at least some of the sensory pathway needed to be intact for the therapy to be effective.
This is a little-known neurological condition in which stimulation of one sensory pathway leads to involuntary experiences in another.
As would be expected, the outdoor facilities are of an equally high standard thanks to two, brand new, multi-use games areas, new play areas with sunshades and seating; a recently installed sensory garden with living willow structures and sensory pathway complete with sensory music equipment; plus a newly planted orchard.
Perhaps Behe's book is misleading in suggesting that the reaction sequence in eyes had to evolve from scratch, because similar pathways exist for other sensory-neural pathways; however, Behe no doubt would contend that an antecedent pathway would still leave the origin of the first complex sensory pathway to be explained and that it would be irreducibly complex.
Future research on the venom-and-veggie sensory pathway might eventually help scientists develop drugs for people to block certain types of pain.