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windup

Central sensitization, neuroplasticity Anesthesiology A physiologic ↑ sensitization of excitable neurons, coupled to a ↓ threshold for peripheral afferent pain terminals; windup may be mediated by excitatory amino acid neurotransmitters and neuropeptides; NMDA receptor inhibitors prevent 'windup' and may play a central role in managing chronic pain. See NMDA receptor antagonist, Preemptive analgesia. Cf Multimodality pain control.
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One such Employee Involvement Team chose to examine the handling of materials in the tread windup machine area of the plant.
We use the pitcher's windup for our cue to go back.
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facility in Akron, OH, ESI designs and manufactures a complete line of standard and custom downstream equipment for extrusion processing, including vacuum and calibration sizing tanks, continuous rubber curing systems, cooling and rinse systems, pullers and conveyors, on-line fabrication units, cutters and saws, and windups and coilers.