Epicritic Definition

Designating or of the nerve fibers in the skin that transmit the finer sensations of touch and temperature.
Webster's New World

Origin of Epicritic

  • Greek epikritikos decisive from epikritēs decider from epikrīnein to decide epi- epi- krīnein to judge krei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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