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Definition of Noxious stimulus

Noxious stimulus Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
Muscle Pain
a tissue-threatening, subjectively painful stimulus.
Noxious stimulus Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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A noxious stimulus is "an actually or potentially tissue damaging event." It is a prerequisite for nociception, which itself is a prerequisite for nociceptive pain.

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