polymodal

adjective
poly·​mod·​al | \ -ˈmōd-ᵊl How to pronounce polymodal (audio) \

Medical Definition of polymodal

: responding to several different forms of sensory stimulation (as heat, touch, and chemicals) unmyelinated polymodal nociceptors

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