AFFRICATE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 ALVEOLAR B FIBER ASSISTIVE LISTENING DEVICE NOISE ALCXITHYMIA TRAIT ULTRASOUND PLOSIVE ACTIVE NOISE PROTECTION (ANP) SALTATORY CONDUCTION Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AFFRICATE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/affricate/ (accessed December 5, 2020).