nociceptive definition

  • adjective:
    • Causing pain. Used of a stimulus.
    • brought on by or giving an answer to an agonizing stimulation: a nociceptive vertebral response.
    • Causing pain.
    • due to discomfort.
    • caused by or perhaps in response to discomfort
  • others:
    • In neurology, receptive of damage.

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