nociception


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nociception

 [no″se-sep´shun]
the ability to feel pain, caused by stimulation of a nociceptor. Physiologically, it is composed of four processes: transduction, transmission, modulation, and perception. Called also pain sense, algesia, and algesthesia.
The four processes that make up nociception: transduction, transmission, modulation, and perception. From Ferrante and VadeBoncouer, 1993.

nociception

/no·ci·cep·tion/ (no″sĭ-sep´shun) pain sense.

nociception

(nō′sĭ-sĕp′shən)
n.
The perception of pain, resulting from neural processing of pain stimuli.

nociception (nōˑ·si·sep·shn),

n awareness of tissue injury.

nociception

perception of a painful stimulus.
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