Definition of protopathic
: of, relating to, or being cutaneous sensory reception responsive only to strong rather crude stimuli
Origin of protopathic
International Scientific Vocabulary, from Middle Greek prōtopathēs affected first, from Greek prōt- prot- + pathos experience, suffering — more at pathos
First Known Use: 1905
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