nociceptive


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Related to nociceptive: allodynia, nociceptive reflex

no·ci·cep·tive

(nō'si-sep'tiv),
Capable of appreciation or transmission of pain. See: nociceptor.

nociceptive

(nō′sĭ-sĕp′tĭv)
adj.
1. Causing pain. Used of a stimulus.
2. Caused by or responding to a painful stimulus: a nociceptive spinal reflex.

nociceptive

[nō′sēsep′tiv]
Etymology: L, nocere, to injure, capere, to receive
pertaining to a neural receptor for painful stimuli.

no·ci·cep·tive

(nō'si-sep'tiv)
Capable of appreciation or transmission of pain.
See: nociceptor

no·ci·cep·tive

(nō'si-sep'tiv)
Capable of appreciation or transmission of pain.
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Arthritic pain is both nociceptive, resulting from the irritation of sensory nociceptors responsible for the detection of potentially noxious stimuli, and neuropathic, resulting from a malfunction in the somatosensory nervous system (33).
The present results demonstrate the involvement of extracellular inflammatory mediators (bradykinin and PGs) in producing nociceptive vasosensory reflexes modulating the 5-[HT.
For example, in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), peripheral nociceptive input (in the form of inflammation) is likely the initial mechanism at work, but as time goes on, central processing becomes more involved.
Habituation of the nociceptive blink reflex in episodic and chronic cluster headache.
Inflammation in nervous and non-nervous structures is most likely the cause of the presence of both nociceptive and neuropathic pain, and these types may differ depending on the body region.
In the present study, we hypothesized that bipolar RFTC would generate a more effective RF lesion than monopolar RFTC and would result in a greater reduction of nociceptive input for the treatment of discogenic LBP patients.
Patients were observed at baseline, during, and 15 minutes after a nociceptive procedure (turning in bed) and a nonnociceptive procedure (noninvasive blood pressure measurement).
Metergoline may block the nociceptive effect of mirtazapine through the mechanism described above.
Nociceptive pain is the perception of stimulation of nociceptors, which when acute, alert the body to imminent danger and inform of injury or tissue damage.
Pain is a fundamental function of life, and nociceptive inputs are conducted via specific pathways (the spinothalamic tract) and processed at cortical level by the so-called pain matrix, which includes both cortical areas specifically devoted to pain processing and associative areas integrating salient stimuli for the potential motor response [5].
About allodynia results in the plantar region of the animals right hindlimb, it was observed that, with the passing of the evaluations, the values are not matching the assessment before injury, which is in all cases greater, indicating that the exercise was not effective to increase the nociceptive threshold.