AFFRICATE By N., Sam M.S. - 2 noun. 1. a sound or noise stemming from talk or conversation of plosive, and subsequently, a fricative. 2. a wide myelinated fiber belonging to the somatosensory system. AFFRICATE: "The affricate fibers are housed in the somatosensory system." Related Psychology Terms HEARING CEREBRAL CORTEX HEARING (AUDITION) DETECTION THEORY NERVE CONDUCTION AUDITORY SPACE PERCEPTIO PERIPHERAL NERVE FIBER CLASSIFICATION SPECIFIC ENERGIES B FIBER NEURON (Nerve Cell) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "AFFRICATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affricate/ (accessed August 10, 2022).