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somatic

1. of or relating to the soma
2. of or relating to an animal body or body wall as distinct from the viscera, limbs, and head
3. of or relating to the human body as distinct from the mind
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Hamilton RC, Dundee 1W, Clarke RS1, Loan WB and Morrison JD: Alteration in response to somatic pain associated with anesthesia XVIII: Studies with some opiate antagonists.
The two different types of nociceptive pain are somatic pain (originating from the musculoskeletal system) and visceral pain (originating from the internal organs of the body).
Studies have concluded that women experiencing domestic violence are prone to suffer from anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, suicide, somatic pain syndromes, phobias and panic disorder.
Anyone with a history of substance abuse should be treated with opiates for bad somatic pain only with extreme caution.
Somatic pain results from noxious stimulation neural structures while neuropathic pain is caused by a structural abnormality in the nervous system.
TAP blocks eliminate somatic pain relating to the surgical incision but do not treat visceral pain.
Somatic pain is typically well localised and is felt in the superficial cutaneous or deeper musculoskeletal system.
Visceral pain differs from somatic pain because: (13)
Somatic pain is a type of nociceptive pain that will typically respond well to a nonsteroidal and-inflammatory agent.