[ih-pik-ruh-sis] /ɪˈpɪk rə sɪs/
a critical study or evaluation.
[ep-i-krahy-sis, ep-ee-] /ˈɛp ɪˌkraɪ sɪs, ˈɛp i-/
something that follows a ; a secondary .
(pathol) a secondary crisis occurring in the course of a disease
epicrisis ep·i·cri·sis (ěp’ĭ-krī’sĭs, ěp’ĭ-krī’sĭs)
A secondary crisis in the course of a disease.
[ep-i-krit-ik] /ˌɛp ɪˈkrɪt ɪk/ adjective, Physiology. 1. noting or pertaining to a discriminating responsiveness to small variations in pain or temperature stimuli (opposed to ). /ˌɛpɪˈkrɪtɪk/ adjective 1. (of certain nerve fibres of the skin) serving to perceive and distinguish fine variations of temperature or touch epicritic ep·i·crit·ic (ěp’ĭ-krĭt’ĭk) adj. Of, relating to, or mediating […]
[ep-ik] /ˈɛp ɪk/ adjective, Also, epical 1. noting or pertaining to a long poetic composition, usually centered upon a hero, in which a series of great achievements or events is narrated in elevated style: Homer’s Iliad is an epic poem. 2. resembling or suggesting such poetry: an epic novel on the founding of the country. […]
noun 1. a simile developed over several lines of verse, especially one used in an epic poem. noun 1. an extended simile, as used in the epic poetry of Homer and other writers
[ep-ik-tee-tuh s] /ˌɛp ɪkˈti təs/ noun 1. a.d. c60–c120, Greek Stoic philosopher and teacher, mainly in Rome. /ˌɛpɪkˈtiːtəs/ noun 1. ?50–?120 ad, Greek Stoic philosopher, who stressed self-renunciation and the brotherhood of man