pain threshold


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Noun1.pain threshold - the lowest intensity of stimulation at which pain is experienced; "some people have much higher pain thresholds than do other people"
absolute threshold - the lowest level of stimulation that a person can detect
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pain threshold

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She gets a kick out of pushing my pain threshold to the limit, and for the sake of our relationship I've gone along with it.
Everyone knows that the costs of prescription pharmaceuticals have reached the pain threshold.
Grace Riddell was born with Smiths-Magenis Syndrome, a rare chromosomal disorder which means her pain threshold is abnormally high that she is unaware when her body is being burnt or injured, leading her to become aloof to the concept of danger.
Donna, who watched as firemen freed her daughter, added: "Naomi has an incredibly high pain threshold and did not panic.
Pit bulls typically demonstrate aggression toward other dogs, unrelenting bravery, a high pain threshold and a willingness to fight to the death.
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If I didn't have such a low pain threshold and if the make-up didn't take four hours to do, I'd make a sequel to 'Tootsie'," he said.
The pit bulls were refined to produce a mix of aggression, unrelenting bravery, high pain threshold and a willingness to fight to the death - and were recognised as a separate breed in America in 1898.
Because of his body type and background - and high pain threshold - he got a lot of opportunities to play bodyguards, bouncers, assorted heavies.
The trial design also included two novel approaches to measuring pain -- an electronic diary and an Applied Pain Threshold Tester (APT2).
However, there was no significant difference in the pain threshold.
The gene variant also gives women a higher pain threshold but does not appear to have the same effect on men.