Pain Receptors?

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Pain receptors are parts of a nerve that sends messages to the brain that something hurts. They are found on the nerve endings clear throughout the body. They are activated by when something painful stimulates them. This stimulus can be infection, cut, movement, and temperature. The messages go from the nerve ending to the spinal cord and finally the brain. The brain then notifies the body that there is pain and to baby the area.
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