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Nociceptive reflex

nociceptive reflex n.
A reflex elicited by a painful stimulus.


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    nociceptor no·ci·cep·tor (nō’sĭ-sěp’tər) n. A sensory receptor that responds to pain.

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    nocifensor no·ci·fen·sor (nō’sĭ-fěn’sər) n.

  • Noci-influence

    noci-influence no·ci-in·flu·ence (nō’sē-ĭn’flōō-əns) n. An injurious or harmful influence.

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