Meaning of epicritic

ep•i•crit•ic

Pronunciation: (ep"i-krit'ik), [key]
— adj. Physiol.
  1. noting or pertaining to a discriminating responsiveness to small variations in pain or temperature stimuli (opposed to protopathic).
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