epicritic

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epicritic

 [ep″ĭ-krit´ik]
determining accurately; said of cutaneous nerve fibers sensitive to fine variations of touch or temperature.

ep·i·crit·ic

(ep'i-krit'ik),
That aspect of somatic sensation that permits the discrimination and the topographic localization of the finer degrees of touch and temperature stimuli. Compare: protopathic.
[G. epikritikos, adjudicatory, fr. epi, on, + krinō, to separate, judge]

epicritic

(ĕp′ĭ-krĭt′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to sensory nerve fibers that enable the perception of slight differences in the intensity of stimuli, especially touch or temperature.

epicritic

adjective Referring to fine touch and temperature sensation.

ep·i·crit·ic

, epicritic sensibility (ep'i-krit'ik, sen'si-bil'i-tē)
The aspect of somatic sensation that permits the discrimination and the topographic localization of the finer degrees of touch and temperature stimuli.
Compare: protopathic
[G. epikritikos, adjudicatory, fr. epi, on, + krinō, to separate, judge]

epicritic

Pertaining to fine degrees of discrimination, as in delicate touch sensation.