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nociceptor

 [no″se-sep´tor]
a receptor for pain, stimulated by various kinds of tissue injury. adj., adj nocicep´tive.

no·ci·cep·tor

(nō'si-sep'tŏr, -tōr),
A peripheral nerve organ or mechanism for the reception and transmission of painful or injurious stimuli.
[noci- + L. capio, to take]

nociceptor

/no·ci·cep·tor/ (-sep´ter) a receptor for pain caused by injury, physical or chemical, to body tissues.nocicep´tive

nociceptor

(nō′sĭ-sĕp′tər)
n.
A sensory receptor that responds to pain.

nociceptor

[nō′sēsep′tər]
a somatic and visceral free nerve ending of thinly myelinated and unmyelinated fibers. It usually reacts to tissue injury but also may be excited by endogenous chemical substances.
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Nociceptors

nociceptor

Pain receptor Neurology Any of a class of periarticular and mucocutaneous sense organs and neural receptors–eg, reflex loops for reception and response to pain; located primarily in the skin or viscera, nociceptors respond to chemical, mechanical, or other stimuli

no·ci·cep·tor

(nō'si-sep'tŏr)
A peripheral nerve organ or mechanism for the reception and transmission of painful or injurious stimuli.
[noci- + L. capio, to take]

nociceptor

a receptor in the form of a naked dendrite which reacts in response to a pain stimulus.

Nociceptor

A nerve cell that is capable of sensing pain and transmitting a pain signal.

nociceptor

peripheral nerve ending, specific for appreciation and transmission of painful or noxious stimuli

no·ci·cep·tor

(nō'si-sep'tŏr)
Peripheral nerve organ or mechanism for the reception and transmission of painful or injurious stimuli.
[noci- + L. capio, to take]

nociceptor (nō´sisep´tər),

n somatic and visceral free nerve endings of thinly myelinated and unmyelinated fibers. They usually react to tissue injury but also may be excited by endogenous chemical substances.

nociceptor

a receptor that is stimulated by injury; a receptor for pain.
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Modulation of paratrigeminal nociceptive neurons following temporomandibular joint inflammation in rats.
Painful mechanical, heat, and chemical stimuli (like capsaicin in chile peppers) activate nociceptive neurons, which terminate in the dorsal horn of the spinal cord (Figure 1a).
There is evidence that changes in the structure, connectivity, receptor phenotype, and activity of nociceptive neurons may all contribute to the development of abnormal pain states.
Avery and other researchers were able to show that whether the worms ate alone or in groups was dictated by the existence of the ADL and ASH nociceptive neurons.
Voltage-gated sodium channels in peripheral nociceptive neurons as targets for the treatment of pain (Theodore R.
However, it was known that constriction induced by acetic acid was considered to be a non-selective anti-nociceptive model, since acetic acid indirectly induced the release of endogenous mediators and stimulated the nociceptive neurons that were sensitive to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) (Sanchez-Mateo et al.