nociceptor

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From Latin nocēre (to hurt) + contracted form of (re)ceptor

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nociceptor (plural nociceptors)

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

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Noun[edit]

nociceptor m (plural nociceptores)

  1. nociceptor