path


path
A road or way; the course taken by an electric current or by nervous impulses. SEE ALSO: pathway. [A.S. paeth]
- clinical p. a map that outlines the entire track or p. a patient is expected to follow throughout the course of treatment and beyond.
- condyle p. the p. traveled by the mandibular condyle in the temporomandibular joint during the various mandibular movements.
- generated occlusal p. a registration of the paths of movement of the occlusal surfaces of mandibular teeth on a plastic or abrasive surface attached to the maxillary arch. SEE ALSO: functional chew-in record.
- incisal p. SYN: incisal guidance.
- p. of insertion the direction in which a dental prosthesis is placed upon or removed from the supporting tissues or abutment teeth.
- milled-in paths 1. contours carved by various mandibular movements into the occluding surface of an occlusion rim, by teeth or studs placed in the opposing occlusion rim; the curves or contours may be carved into wax, modeling plastic, or plaster of Paris; 2. occlusal curves developed by masticatory or gliding movements of occlusion rims that are composed of materials including abrasives. SEE ALSO: functional chew-in record. SYN: milled-in curves.
- occlusal p. 1. a gliding occlusal contact; 2. the p. of movement of an occlusal surface.
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pathologic function [UMLS]; pathology, pathological; pituitary adrenotropic hormone; physicians at teaching hospitals

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path 'path, 'pȧth n, pl paths 'pathz, 'paths, 'pȧthz, 'pȧths
1) the way or route traversed by something <the sweat glands are the chief \paths by which water reaches the surface of the skin (Morris Fishbein)>
2) PATHWAY (1)

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(path) 1. a particular course that is followed, or a route that is ordinarily traversed. 2. pathway (defs. 1 and 2).

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  • Path 64 — or the Marketplace Adelanto line is a very long 202 mile (325 km) 500 kilovolt power line that runs from the Adelanto substation close to Adelanto, California and the High Desert all the way to the Marketplace substation in Nevada.[1][2]… …   Wikipedia

  • path — W2S2 [pa:θ US pæθ] n plural paths [pa:ðz US pæðz] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(track)¦ 2¦(way through something)¦ 3¦(direction)¦ 4¦(plan)¦ 5 somebody s paths cross ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: pAth] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Path 26 — is a set of three 500 kV power lines that forms Southern California Edison s (SCE) intertie with Pacific Gas Electric (PG E) to the north. Since PG E s power grid and SCE s grid both have interconnections to elsewhere in the Pacific Northwest and …   Wikipedia

  • Path 46 — Path 46, also called West of Colorado River, Arizona California West of the River Path (WOR), is a set of many high voltage electrical power transmission lines that are located in southeast California and Nevada up to the Colorado River. This… …   Wikipedia

  • Path — PathPath may also refer to:*Course (navigation), the intended path of a vehicle over the surface of the Earth *Trail, footpath, or bicycle way in rural or urban settings *Sidewalk running along the edge of a road, in some varieties of English… …   Wikipedia

  • path — [ pæθ ] noun count *** 1. ) a way from one place to another that people can walk along: a steep mountain path A short path through the woods leads to the village. up/down/along a path: Amy walked up the path to the house. a ) a way from one place …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Path 15 — is the name of a major north south power transmission corridor in California. It forms a part of the Pacific AC Intertie and the California Oregon Transmission Project. Path 15, along with the Pacific DC Intertie running far to the east, forms an …   Wikipedia

  • Path 66 — (also called the California Oregon Intertie or abbreviated COI) is the name of several 500 kV power lines that were built by Western Area Power Administration (WAPA), Pacific Gas Electric (PG E), and PacifiCorp in the early 1970s to 1990s and… …   Wikipedia

  • path — /path, pahth/, n., pl. paths /padhz, pahdhz, paths, pahths/. 1. a way beaten, formed, or trodden by the feet of persons or animals. 2. a narrow walk or way: a path through a garden; a bicycle path. 3. a route, course, or track along which… …   Universalium

  • Path 61 — or the Lugo Victorville 500 kV Line is a relatively short AC 500 kV power line that runs from Southern California Edison s (SCE) Lugo substation southwest of Hesperia to Los Angeles Department of Water and Power s (LADW P) Victorville substation… …   Wikipedia

  • path — path1 [path, päth] n. [ME < OE pæth, akin to Ger pfad, Du pad, prob. early Gmc loanword < Iran (as in Avestan path ) < IE base * pent(h) , to step, go > FIND, L pons, bridge] 1. a track or way worn by footsteps; trail 2. a walk or way …   English World dictionary


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