algesia


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algesia

(ælˈdʒiːzɪə; -sɪə)
n
(Physiology) physiol the capacity to feel pain
[New Latin from Greek algēsis sense of pain]
alˈgesic, alˈgetic adj
Translations

al·ge·sia

n. algesia, hipertesia.
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The SP can adjust the intestinal reactions including transfer the signal of algesia in the nervous system, regulate motility of the gastrointestinal tract, mucosal permeability and inflammation once it connects with NK-IR [24].
DISCUSSION: Algesia or pain is an ill-defined, unpleasant bodily sensation, evoked by an external or internal stimulus.
Los agentes preanestesicos son importantes en las cirugias porque reducen la cantidad de anestesia general requerida, la salivacion, la motilidad gastrica e intestinal, la algesia posquirurgica y bloquean el reflejo vagovagal impidiendo la bradicardia (Muir, et al 2001).