Definition of epicritic in English:

epicritic

Line breaks: epi|crit¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌɛpɪˈkrɪtɪk
 
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adjective

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.
More example sentences
  • Active mobility, reflexes and epicritic sensory testing were normal.

Origin

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

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