algogenic


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Related to algogenic: allodynia, hyperalgesia

algogenic

producing pain.
See also: Pain
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5] Apnea is also produced by the activation of vasosensory reflexes by algogenic substances.
Flahaut, Release of Prostaglandin E and F in an Algogenic Reaction and its Inhibition, Eur.
The analgesic effect is explained by the influence on the painful pulses, via activation of mesencephalic system of blockade, while humoral effect is explained by heat reaction and reduction of algogenic substances at the level of receptors [3, 9].
Blunk et al (24) concluded that the algogenic effect of aminosteroidal neuromuscular-blocking drugs could be attributed to a direct activation of C-nociceptors.
They actually used saline as placebo for the intercostals nerve blocks which is not placebo but algogenic.
Probably, the pain was milder than that during movement, and normal saline may have local analgesic effect by cooling or diluting intra-articular algogenic substances, leading to similar pain scores of the two groups with elapsed time.
The surgical trauma resulting from the craniotomy releases inflammatory mediators and algogenic substances that stimulate nociceptors and therefore increase the pain (21).