nociceptive reflex


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nociceptive reflex

[¦nō·sē·ō·ri′sep·tiv ′rē‚fleks]
(physiology)
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(13,14) It has also been documented that upper cervical dorsal horns receive nociceptive inputs from deep craniofacial tissues and act as a critical relay center in craniofacial nociceptive reflexes. (12,13) Previous studies have shown the involvement of the trigeminal spinal tract subnucleus and C1 dorsal horn to be an important relay site of deep and cutaneous nociceptive craniofacial information to higher brain centers.