algogenic


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Related to algogenic: allodynia, hyperalgesia

dolorific

 [do″lor-if´ik]
producing pain.

al·ge·si·o·gen·ic

(al-jē'zē-ō-jen'ik),
Pain-producing.
Synonym(s): algogenic
[G. algēsis, sense of pain, + -gen, production]

algogenic

/al·go·gen·ic/ (-jen´ik) algesiogenic.

algogenic

adjective
(1) Algesiogenic—Causing or referring to pain (from Greek, algo-: pain).
(2) Causing lowered temperature (from Latin, algor: cold); cryogenic

al·ge·si·o·gen·ic

(al'jē'zē-ō-jen'ik)
Pain-producing.
Synonym(s): algogenic.
[G. algēsis, sense of pain, + -gen, production]

al·ge·si·o·gen·ic

(al'jē'zē-ō-jen'ik)
Pain-producing.
Synonym(s): algogenic.
[G. algēsis, sense of pain, + -gen, production]

algogenic

1. causing pain.
2. lowering temperature.
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Remote electrodermic response to an algogenic stimulus.
Falhout, Release of prostaglandins E and F in an algogenic reaction and its inhibition, Eur J Pharmacol.
For instance, as the strongest vasodilator substance, CGRP also is endogenous algogenic substance (Zhang and Zeng 2000), which is widely distributed in trigeminal nerve.
The initial formalin response was attributed to a direct algogenic effect of formalin on nociceptors, whereas the phase 2 was associated with the release of local endogenous mediators (serotonin, histamine, bradykinin and prostaglandins), responsible for sensitization of primary and spinal sensory neurons, and subsequent activation of nociceptors (Hunskaar and Hole 1987; Tjolsen et al.