Definition of Nociceptor

1. Noun. A sensory receptor that sends signals that cause the perception of pain in response to a potentially damaging stimulus. ¹



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Medical Definition of Nociceptor

1. A peripheral nerve organ or mechanism for the reception and transmission of painful or injurious stimuli. Origin: noci-+ L. Capio, to take (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nociceptor

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nociceptor (current term)
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