pathway


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

pathway

1. Education courses taken by a student to gain entry to a higher course or towards a final qualification
2. Biochem a chain of reactions associated with a particular metabolic process
References in classic literature ?
they had quitted their security, and fled right into the pathway of destruction.
Together we wormed our way along the waving pathway, but when we reached the end of the branch we found that our combined weight so depressed the limb that the cave's mouth was now too far above us to be reached.
I wondered why these agile creatures required connecting bridges between the trees, but later when I saw the motley aggregation of half-savage beasts which they kept within their village I realized the necessity for the pathways.
The perilous pathways and the surrounding trees were filled with the black ape-men, their females, and their young.
In addition, the death-receptor-induced apoptotic pathway is reportedly involved in the pathogenesis of cardiac disease (Scheubel et al.
Scientists first identified the growth-promoting pathway in fruit flies and named it hedgehog because disruptions in it give the insect's larvae a spiky appearance.
The function of this particular protein in neurodegenerative diseases is not yet clear, however, the presence of signaling domains implies that other proteins may participate in the pathway.
If a pathway is not workable, it should be discarded and replaced with other, more realistic strategies.
Pathway 2 follows the Uniform Accountancy Act (UAA) format and requires a candidate to sit for all unpassed sections concurrently.
A critical pathway is an interdisciplinary document that communicates planned interventions for a specific population within a specific timeframe (Mercy Healthcare Arizona, 1994).
Capitated health plans are embracing critical pathways as a superior way to manage costs and ensure high-quality outcomes for inpatients and outpatients alike.
Those who journey on this first pathway primarily use their rational powers in their quest for God.