trigger area

noun
trig·​ger area | \ ˈtrig-ər- How to pronounce trigger area (audio) \

Medical Definition of trigger area

: trigger point The trigger areas, in so far as they concern our present study, are localized areas of deep tenderness and increased resistance.— Leon Chaitow, Soft-Tissue Manipulation, 1988

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“Trigger area.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trigger%20area. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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