ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EPICRITIC
From Greek epikritikos decisive, from epikrinein to decide, from epi- + krinein to judge.
TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EPICRITIC»
The term «epicritic» is barely ever used and occupies the 193.778
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EPICRITIC»
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Color Atlas and Textbook of Human Anatomy: Nervous system ...
Pathway of the Epicritic Sensibility (A-C) The nerve fibers transmitting impulses
for the senses of touch, vibration, and joints originate from neurons of the spinal
ganglia (A1 ), while the fibers for face and sinuses stem from neurons of the ...
Subsequent investigators have wholly rejected the theory, and in so doing they
have almost wholly rejected the facts: so much so, that 'protopathic' and 'epicritic'
are almost verba non grata in present-day physiology. Yet the facts remain.
Diabetes: Best Practice & Research Compendium
The phylogenetically newer system is for the transmission of epicritic sensibility.
Epicritic sensations include position sense (proprioception), movement sense (
kinesthesia), and discriminative touch (two-point discrimination). In general, the ...
Duvernoy's Atlas of the Human Brain Stem and Cerebellum: ...
These pathways are classified into epicritic and protopathic pathways, according
to the type of information they convey. They may also be considered as lemniscal
(epicritic) and extra-lemniscal (protopathic) pathways, the latter following a ...
Thomas P. Naidich, Henri M. Duvernoy, Bradley N. Delman, 2009
Finding Consciousness in the Brain: A Neurocognitive Approach
To summarize, the posterior epicritic system can be regarded as a sensory
system that is influenced by early developmental mechanisms and that it is
affected by species-specific information. Moreover, this system emphasizes
temporal and ...
Peter G. Grossenbacher, 2001
Color Atlas of Neurology
The spatially and temporally precise perception of light tactile. noxious. and
temperature stimuli is called epicritic sensation. and the more diffuse perception
of stronger tactile. noxious. and temperature stimuli is called protopathic
Quick Reference Neuroscience for Rehabilitation ...
Epicritic • With regard to phylogeny of the species, the epicritic sensory system is
considered to have developed more recently than the protopathic system. •
Epicritic receptors can detect sensation with precision, accuracy, and acuteness.
The Building of British Social Anthropology: W.H.R. Rivers ...
More specifically, what does Rivers's endorsement of the genealogical processes
by which the epicritic is grounded in the protopathic, have to do with his
commitment to using genealogies as a means of subjecting his fieldwork, and the
On the basis of studies of recovery from peripheral nerve injuries, Head and
colleagues (1905), distinguished between “protopathic” and “epicritic” sensation.
The epicritic system subserves local point sensibility, while the protopathic
system is ...
Kenneth M. Heilman James E. Rooks Jr. Distinguished Professor of Neurology and Clinical and Health Psychology, Chair of the Department of Neurology Residency Program University of Florida College of Medicine Edward Valenstein William L. and Janice M. Neely Professors of Neurology, Gainesville, 2003
Handbook of Human Physiology
Visceral sensation (i) sense of position sense of movement sense of vibration
Epicritic (fine) sensation (i) Touch Tactile localisation and discrimination (ii) Pain (
localised) (iii) Temperature (iii) Temperature (25 to 38 C) Table 12.4: