PROTOPATHIC SYSTEM

The protopathic system is one of two somatosensory systems. It consists of nerve fibers from receptors that recognize and transmit cold, heat, pain and touch.

PROTOPATHIC SYSTEM: "The proto pathic system is one of the two divisions that make up the somatosensory system."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PROTOPATHIC SYSTEM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/protopathic-system/ (accessed October 22, 2020).
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