[ep-i-krit-ik] /ˌɛp ɪˈkrɪt ɪk/

adjective, Physiology.
noting or pertaining to a discriminating responsiveness to small variations in pain or temperature stimuli (opposed to ).
(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)
Of, relating to, or mediating the ability to discriminate slight differences in sensory stimuli, especially of touch and temperature.


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