Word Root Exercise: Path, Pathy

Here is a worksheet on the Greek word roots path-o and pathy. They mean both disease and feeling. As you can probably see from looking at them, these are extremely productive roots in English, giving us words like pathology, sympathy, and empathy. There might be something to be done, using this worksheet, in helping students understand the mind-body connection in medicine and, indeed, in life.

In any case, this is another word root students looking at careers in healthcare ought to know.

If you find typos in this document, I would appreciate a notification. And, as always, if you find this material useful in your practice, I would be grateful to hear what you think of it. I seek your peer review.

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