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angina

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a sense of suffocation or suffocating pain. See angina pectoris, Ludwig’s angina.

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pain

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Psychology.

Severe physical or mental discomfort or distress. Pain of a physical origin arises through detection of noxious stimuli or tissue injury by specific sensory neurons in the affected part of...

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pain receptor

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Any of the free nerve endings located throughout the body that function as sensory receptors, transmitting sensations of pain in response to noxious stimulation, one type (the monomodal...

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radicular pain

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A type of referred pain caused by nerve root compression. Typically, it is a sharp, shooting pain in a relatively narrow band of tissue. Compare somatic pain.

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synaesthesia

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Psychology.

1 A sensory experience elicited by a stimulus in a different sensory modality, as when particular sounds evoke sensations of colour. See also chromaesthesia, photism (1).

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telalgia

Overview page. Subjects: Psychology.

Another name for referred pain. [From Greek tele far, from telos an end + algos pain + -ia indicating a condition or quality]

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trigger point

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

A localized palpable spot of deep hypersensitivity that, when irritated, results in pain being referred to another area of the body (see referred pain). A trigger point in the shoulder, for...

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visceral pain

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A pain that results from stimulation of pain receptors in the thoracic and abdominal organs. Stimuli include extreme stretching of tissue, ischaemia, irritating chemicals, and muscle...

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