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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
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algesic

adjective Referring to pain sensitivity.
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al·ge·sic

(al-jē'zik)
1. Painful; related to or causing pain.
2. Relating to hypersensitivity to pain.
Synonym(s): algetic.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

al·ge·sic

(al-jē'zik)
1. Painful; related to or causing pain.
2. Relating to hypersensitivity to pain.
Synonym(s): algetic.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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This widespread occurrence across taxa is not surprising in view of their wide spectrum of biological effects, not the least of which are their potent algesic effects [10,11].
The time of licking of the injected paw was defined as a nociceptive response, which was recorded during a 30-min period measured every 5 min after algesic injection (Hunskaar and Hole, 1987).
Moskowitz affirms that the trigeminal nerve provides algesic afference routes in the pathophysiology and the transmission of headache in humans.