trigger zone

n.

A specific area that, when stimulated by touch, pain, or pressure, excites an attack of neurologic pain.

Nearby words

  1. trigger mechanism,
  2. trigger plant,
  3. trigger point,
  4. trigger warning,
  5. trigger word,
  6. trigger-happy,
  7. triggered activity,
  8. triggerfish,
  9. triggerman,
  10. triglyceride


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