Definition of protopathic in English:
Relating to or denoting those sensory nerve fibres of the skin which are capable of discriminating only between relatively coarse stimuli, chiefly heat, cold, and pain. Often contrasted with epicritic.
- An alternate explanation for the finding is protopathic bias, which can arise in situations where medications are used to treat acute symptoms.
Definition of protopathic in:
- US English dictionary
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