medical Definition of antinociception
- Compared with systemic narcotic analgesia, intraspinal narcotic antinociception has a longer duration.
- —Dennis W. Coombs, The Journal of the American Medical Association, 4 Nov. 1983
antinociceptiveplay \-ˌnō-si-ˈsep-tiv\ adjective
- … the antinociceptive action of morphine and endogenous opiates apparently proceeds by opening of the same class of neuronal potassium channels blocked by apamin.
- —David Gurwitz, The Lancet, 23 Jan. 1999