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epicritic

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adjective ep·i·crit·ic \ˌe-pə-ˈkri-tik\

Definition of epicritic

  1. :  of, relating to, being, or mediating cutaneous sensory reception marked by accurate discrimination between small degrees of sensation



Origin of epicritic

Greek epikritikos determinative, from epikrinein to decide, from epi- + krinein to judge — more at certain


First Known Use: 1905


Medical Dictionary

epicritic

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adjective ep·i·crit·ic \ˌep-ə-ˈkrit-ik\

Medical Definition of epicritic

  1. :  of, relating to, being, or mediating cutaneous sensory reception that is marked by accurate discrimination between small degrees of sensation—compare protopathic




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