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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A new and sensitive method for measuring thermal nociception in cutaneous algesia. Pain 1988; 32: 77-88, doi: 10.1016/ 0304-3959(88)90026-7.
(22.) Fleischman RJ, Frazer DG, Daya M, Jui J, Newgard CD.Effectiveness and Safety of Fentanyl Compared with Morphine for Out-of-Hospital An algesia. 2010; 14(2):167-175 doi: 10.3109/10903120903572301 [Pub Med][Free full text]
Lesions of the cervical spine are typically operated on if there is evidence of spinal instability, algesia, or neurologic compromise [5].
Acetylcholine level was dramatically higher in WAS group than the sham control, which is consistent with the previous study [12] and indicates that acetylcholine may be released in the inflammatory or non-inflammatory algesia models and mediate the antinociceptive effect.
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].
Central sensitization is characterized by pain hypersensitivity, particularly dynamic tactile allodynia, secondary punctate or pressure hyper algesia, after sensations, and enhanced temporal summation [20, 21].