ANTINOCICEPTIVE

describes or relates to any unique factor that increases tolerance for, or reduces sensitivity to, a dangerous or harmful stimuli, for example, a stimuli that may cause pain. See also pain perception.

ANTINOCICEPTIVE: "An antinociceptive factor reduced the sensitivity to a painful stimuli for the individual."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ANTINOCICEPTIVE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/antinociceptive/ (accessed November 20, 2017).
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