nociceptor

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nociceptor

[′nō·sə‚sep·tər]
(physiology)
A sensory nerve ending that is particularly sensitive to noxious stimuli such as chemical changes in surrounding tissue evoked by injury.
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counteracted the nociceptive behaviour and the over-expression of 1L-1[beta] and iNOS.
A rota-rod apparatus (AVS[R], Brazil) was used to assess whether the treatments with complex or isolated monoterpene could influence the motor activity of the animals and consequently impair the assessment of the nociceptive behavior in experimental models (Quintans-Junior et al.
Painful inflammatory conditions are associated with sensitization of nociceptors that compose the nociceptive (pain) pathway, leading to enhanced pain sensations in response to both noxious (termed hyperalgesia) and non noxious (termed allodynia) stimuli.
Involvement of resident macrophages and mast cells in the writhing nociceptive response induced by zymosan and acetic acid in mice.
The moderate to severe chronic nociceptive pain market has boomed in the years since the removal of generic extended-release oxycodone from the US, growing in value to eclipse $10 billion.
failed to modify the formalin-induced nociceptive responses in a significant manner (Fig.
It was observed that [alpha], [beta]-amyrin was unable to suppress the first phase nociceptive behavior in formalin test (Fig.
Abbott also is investigating new therapies for nociceptive pain conditions such as osteoarthritis and cancer pain, as well as neuropathic pain conditions such as diabetic neuropathy.
Only mice that showed initial nociceptive responses between 5 and 30s were selected for the experiment.
Pain experienced by those with central neuropathic pain is quite different to those with nociceptive pain (caused by injury to body tissues e.
Voltage-gated sodium channels in peripheral nociceptive neurons as targets for the treatment of pain (Theodore R.
It involves different nociceptive mechanisms, such as the sympathetic system (biogenic amines release), cyclooxygenases (COX) and their metabolites (Duarte et al.