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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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Surgical trauma causes tissue damage with consequent release of algesic substances such as prostaglandins, histamine, serotonin and bradykinins.
These cytokines exert algesic effects directly by acting on nociceptors or indirectly through the release of other mediators, most notably prostanoids that are synthesized through COX-1 and COX-2 [21].
In particular, bradykinin and kallidin are powerful algesic and vasoactive peptides generated locally following the proteolytic cleavage of their precursors, high- and low-molecular-weight cultures and in various regions of the brain including the medulla oblongata, the pons, the cerebral cortex and the hippocampus (Damasceno et al., 2015).