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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nociceptor

A nociceptor is a type of receptor at the end of a sensory neuron's axon that responds to ... Earlier forming cells from this region can become non-pain sensing receptors, either proprioceptors or low-threshold mechanoreceptors. All neurons ...

nba.uth.tmc.edu/neuroscience/s2/chapter06.html

6.1 Pain Receptors. Pain is termed nociceptive (nocer – to injure or to hurt in Latin), and nociceptive means sensitive to noxious stimuli. Noxious stimuli are ...

medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Pain+receptors

Pain receptors | definition of Pain receptors by Medical dictionary. http://medical- dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Pain+receptors. Printer Friendly ...

www.brainfacts.org/Sensing-Thinking-Behaving/Senses-and-Perception/Articles/2012/Touch-and-Pain

Apr 1, 2012 ... Pain messages are picked up by receptors and transmitted to the spinal cord via small myelinated fibers and very small unmyelinated fibers.

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2964977

Nov 1, 2010 ... Initial fast-onset pain is mediated by A-fiber nociceptors whose axons are ..... Transient receptor potential channels: targeting pain at the source.

www.wisegeek.org/what-are-pain-receptors.htm

Sep 11, 2017 ... Pain receptors are sensors found on free nerve endings throughout the body. Activated by a painful stimulus, pain receptors...

biology.stackexchange.com/questions/3737/if-the-brain-has-no-pain-receptors-how-come-you-can-get-a-headache

Oct 1, 2012 ... Brain, indeed, cannot feel pain, as it lacks pain receptors (nociceptors). However, what you feel when you have a headache is not your brain ...

www.health24.com/Medical/Pain-Management/About-pain/Physiology-of-pain-20120721

Jul 21, 2012 ... Pain stimulates pain receptors, and this stimulus is transferred via specialised nerves to the spinal cord and from there up to the brain.

www.livescience.com/59319-chronic-pain-may-come-from-pain-receptors-in-hiding.html

May 31, 2017 ... Pain receptors can hide inside cells, new research finds. But there's still ways to get at these receptors, now that we know where they are.