pain spot

noun

Medical Definition of pain spot

: one of many small localized areas of the skin that respond to stimulation (as by pricking or burning) by giving a sensation of pain

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“Pain spot.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pain%20spot. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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