-path
-path suffix used in modern formations to mean "one suffering from" (a disease or condition), also "one versed in" (a certain type of treatment), from Gk. -pathes, from pathos "suffering" (see PATHOS (Cf. pathos)).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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