protopathic sensibility

n.

Sensibility to low-level and poorly localized stimulations of pain and temperature.

Nearby words

  1. proton-pump inhibitor,
  2. protonema,
  3. protonic,
  4. protonotary,
  5. protopathic,
  6. protopathy,
  7. protopectin,
  8. protophilic,
  9. protophloem,
  10. protoplanet


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