nociperception


nociperception
no·ci·per·cep·tion -pər-'sep-shən n perception of injurious stimuli

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no·ci·per·cep·tion (no″sĭ-pər-sepґshən) nociception.

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  • nociperception — no·ci·perception …   English syllables

  • nociperception — |nōsē+ noun Etymology: noci + perception : perception of injurious stimuli …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nociception — (synonym: nocioception or nociperception) is defined as the neural processes of encoding and processing noxious stimuli. [1] It is the afferent activity produced in the peripheral and central nervous system by stimuli that have the potential to… …   Wikipedia

  • nociception — no·ci·cep·tion (no″sĭ sepґshən) the ability to feel pain (q.v.), caused by stimulation of a nociceptor; called also pain sense, algesia, algesthesia, and nociperception …   Medical dictionary

  • noci- — combining form Etymology: Latin nocēre to hurt, harm + English i : pain nociperception …   Useful english dictionary

  • nociperceptive — “+ adjective : of or relating to nociperception …   Useful english dictionary