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path

(path),
A road or way; the course taken by an electrical current or by nervous impulses.
See also: pathway.
[A.S. paeth]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

path

(path)
The route or course along which something travels.
[A.S. paeth]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

path

(path)
1. A road or way.
2. Course taken by an electrical current or by nervous impulses.
[A.S. paeth]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in classic literature ?
"Then you must have lost your eyesight afore losing your way, for the road across the portage is cut to a good two rods, and is as grand a path, I calculate, as any that runs into London, or even before the palace of the king himself."
"Look!" said Rouletabille, "here again are the footmarks of the escaping man; they skirt the lake here and finally disappear just before this path, which leads to the high road to Epinay.
It also related that once when Red-Cap was again taking cakes to the old grandmother, another wolf spoke to her, and tried to entice her from the path. Red-Cap, however, was on her guard, and went straight forward on her way, and told her grandmother that she had met the wolf, and that he had said 'good morning' to her, but with such a wicked look in his eyes, that if they had not been on the public road she was certain he would have eaten her up.
Paths of blue gravel divided the vegetable and flower beds and a wider path led up to the front door.
Take this sunbeam from my crown; it will cheer and brighten the most gloomy path through which you pass.
Our success and even his life may depend upon his coming out before the fog is over the path."
Then it would catch it up again and come bounding swiftly along the path I had taken.
Then an apprentice came by, a youth who had often seen me busily digging, and noticing the unusual tears, and struck perhaps by the difference between my garden and the profusion of splendour all around, paused with his barrow on the path in front of me, and remarked that nobody could expect to get blood out of a stone.
No one made any objection to this plan, so the Sawhorse turned into the path, which proved to be nearly as good as the one they had taken to get to the Fuddles.
"It is a beautiful path, my son," said the Old Politician, without either slackening his pace or turning his head, "and it leadeth among pleasant scenes.
So Dorothy at once clambered to where Billina sat, and there, sure enough, was a smooth path cut between the rocks.
That isn't the way home," laughed Pollyanna, still keeping to the main path.