algogenic


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Related to algogenic: allodynia, hyperalgesia

algogenic

producing pain.
See also: Pain
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For instance, as the strongest vasodilator substance, CGRP also is endogenous algogenic substance (Zhang and Zeng 2000), which is widely distributed in trigeminal nerve.
The initial formalin response was attributed to a direct algogenic effect of formalin on nociceptors, whereas the phase 2 was associated with the release of local endogenous mediators (serotonin, histamine, bradykinin and prostaglandins), responsible for sensitization of primary and spinal sensory neurons, and subsequent activation of nociceptors (Hunskaar and Hole 1987; Tjolsen et al.