from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Causing pain. Used of a stimulus.
- adj. Caused by or responding to a painful stimulus: a nociceptive spinal reflex.
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- adj. Causing pain.
- adj. Caused by pain.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In neurology, receptive of injury.
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- adj. caused by or in response to pain
From nociceptor.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)