Definition of Pathway

1. Noun. A bundle of myelinated nerve fibers following a path through the brain.




2. Noun. A trodden path.
Exact synonyms: Footpath
Generic synonyms: Path

Definition of Pathway

1. n. A footpath; a beaten track; any path or course. Also used figuratively.

Definition of Pathway

1. Noun. A footpath or other path or track ¹

2. Noun. (biochemistry) A sequence of biochemical compounds, and the reactions linking them, that describe a process in metabolism or catabolism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pathway

1. a path [n -WAYS] - See also: path

Medical Definition of Pathway

1. 1. A collection of axons establishing a conduction route for nerve impulses from one group of nerve cells to another group or to an effector organ composed of muscle or gland cells. 2. Any sequence of chemical reactions leading from one compound to another; if taking place in living tissue, usually referred to as a biochemical pathway. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pathway

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pathway (current term)
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patience is a virtue
patience of Job
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Literary usage of Pathway

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1. Annual Report (1903)
"Inclined pathway at Horseshoe Falls. The old wooden stairway leading from the bluff overlooking Horseshoe Falls to Terrapin Bridge has been removed, ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"The pathway to Prayer and Pietie. Containing (1) An Exposition of the Lords Prayer... ; (2) A Preparation to the Lords Supper, with Ma. ..."

3. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"was a reflected light, as wanting in warmth as the moon's rays; the best it may accomplish is to illumine the wayfarer's pathway enough to aid him in ..."

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