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Introduction: Nociceptor

Description of Nociceptor

Nociceptor: receptor for pain caused by damage to body tissue.
Source: CRISP

Nociceptor: Peripheral receptors for pain. Nociceptors include receptors which are sensitive to painful mechanical stimuli, extreme heat or cold, and chemical stimuli. All nociceptors are free nerve endings.
Source: MeSH 2007

Nociceptor: Related Topics

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Nociceptor

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term Nociceptor can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Nociceptor:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Nociceptor

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