-pathic

-pathic

a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -pathy:, psychopathic.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see -pathy, -ic

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-pathy
 
n combining form
1.  indicating feeling, sensitivity, or perception: telepathy
2.  indicating disease or a morbid condition: psychopathy
3.  indicating a method of treating disease: osteopathy
 
[from Greek patheia suffering; see pathos]
 
-pathic
 
adj combining form

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