pathergasia path·er·ga·si·a (pāth’ər-gā’zē-ə, -zhə)
A physiological or anatomical defect that limits normal emotional adjustment.
pathergy path·er·gy (pāth’ər-jē) n. An abnormal reaction to an allergen; it may be either subnormal or abnormally severe.
[puh-thet-ik] /pəˈθɛt ɪk/ adjective 1. causing or evoking pity, sympathetic sadness, sorrow, etc.; pitiful; pitiable: a pathetic letter; a pathetic sight. 2. affecting or moving the feelings. 3. pertaining to or caused by the feelings. 4. miserably or contemptibly inadequate: In return for our investment we get a pathetic three percent interest. /pəˈθɛtɪk/ adjective 1. […]
1. Parallel Advanced Technology Attachment. 2. Pooling Agreement for Technical Assistance.
[pah-tet] /ˈpɑ tɛt/ noun 1. the Communist nationalist group that took over the government of Laos in 1975 after two decades of civil war. communist guerrilla movement and political party in Laos, 1954, from Laotian Thai, literally “Land of the Lao.”