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path·ic

(path'ik),
A person who assumes the passive role in less frequently performed sexual acts.
See also: passivism (2).
[G. pathikos, remaining passive]

pathic

Medspeak
A term widely used as an adjectival root (-pathic) for a disease or dysfunction—e.g., psychopathic.
 
Sexology 
An older term for a person who assumes the passive role in paraphilic (deviant) sexual activity.

path·ic

(path'ik)
Denotes a person who assumes a passive role during sexual activity.
[G. pathikos, remaining passive]
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