trigger area

noun

trig·​ger area ˈtrig-ər- How to pronounce trigger area (audio)
: 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

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“Trigger area.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/trigger%20area. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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