2: of, induced by, or responding to a nociceptive stimulusnociceptive paina nociceptive nerve pathway
Examples of nociceptive in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebIn addition to sorting out nociceptive or neuropathic from centralized pain, QST also seems able to reveal subtypes.
Amber Dance, Scientific American, 20 Jan. 2020 In broad strokes, pain falls into three categories: nociceptive, neuropathic and nociplastic.
Amber Dance, Scientific American, 20 Jan. 2020 If the issue is nociceptive, anti-inflammatories or knee surgery should help.
Amber Dance, Scientific American, 20 Jan. 2020 But new research in mice suggests the origin might be a previously unknown organ under the skin called the nociceptive glio-neural complex.
National Geographic, 9 Jan. 2020 Dubbed the nociceptive glio-neural complex, this structure is not quite like the typical picture of a complex organ like the heart or the spleen.
National Geographic, 15 Aug. 2019
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Term probably introduced by the British physiologist Charles Scott Sherrington (1857-1952) in several publications in 1904, as "Correlation of Reflexes and the Principle of the Common Path" (opening address to a meeting of the British Association, Section I, Physiology), Nature, vol. 70, no. 1819 (September 8, 1904), p. 463.