nociception

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From Latin nocēre (to hurt) + English (re)ception.

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nociception (countable and uncountable, plural nociceptions)

  1. (physiology) The physiological process underlying the sensation of pain.

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  • OED 2nd edition 1989
  • International Association for the Study of Pain (accessed 24 April 2012), “IASP taxonomy”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], archived from the original on 25 March 2014