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epicritic

Saltos de línea: epi|crit¦ic
Pronunciación: /ˌɛpɪˈkrɪtɪk
 
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Definición de epicritic en inglés:

adjetivo

Physiology
Relating to or denoting those sensory nerve fibres of the skin which are capable of fine discrimination of touch or temperature stimuli. Often contrasted with protopathic.
Example sentences
  • Active mobility, reflexes and epicritic sensory testing were normal.

Origen

early 20th century: from Greek epikritikos 'giving judgement over', from epi 'upon or over' + krinein 'to judge'.

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