algesic

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al·ge·sic

(al-jēz'ik),
1. Painful; related to or causing pain.
2. Relating to hypersensitivity to pain.
Synonym(s): algetic

algesic

adjective Referring to pain sensitivity.

al·ge·sic

(al-jē'zik)
1. Painful; related to or causing pain.
2. Relating to hypersensitivity to pain.
Synonym(s): algetic.

al·ge·sic

(al-jē'zik)
1. Painful; related to or causing pain.
2. Relating to hypersensitivity to pain.
Synonym(s): algetic.

algesic (aljē´sik),

adj painful.

algesic, algetic

pertaining to or emanating from algesia.

algesic substances
endogenous substances involved in the production of the pain that is associated with inflammation. Includes serotonin, bradykinin and prostaglandins.