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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 damaging or potentially damaging stimuli by sending pain signals to the ...

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 is an unpleasant feeling that is conveyed to the brain by sensory neurons. The discomfort signals actual or potential injury to the body. However, pain is ...

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

Jun 24, 2017 ... Pain receptors are sensors found on free nerve endings throughout the body. Activated by a painful stimulus, pain receptors...

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

Nov 1, 2010 ... Activation of nociceptors requires that adequate stimuli depolarize peripheral terminals (producing a receptor potential) with sufficient ...

neuroscience.stanford.edu/news/pain-brain

Nov 10, 2015 ... ... the concept of the brain hurting (i.e., have the machinery for concluding that the brain itself hurts), since the brain has no pain receptors.

www.mdjunction.com/forums/fibromyalgia-discussions/general-support/3806536-how-do-pain-receptors-work

So I'm sure you've seen the commercials or know about various things about FM. About how the pain receptors are whacky and amplified and wrongly interrupt ...

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

I've read many years ago in books, that the brain has no nerves on it, ... Brain, indeed, cannot feel pain, as it lacks pain receptors (nociceptors).

www.ucl.ac.uk/anaesthesia/StudentsandTrainees/PainPathwaysIntroduction

We will discuss pain receptors, transmission of pain signals to the spinal cord and pain pathways within the spinal cord. We will also look at how pain can be ...

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.