Medical Definition of Nocifensor

1. Denoting processes or mechanisms that act to protect the body from injury; specifically, a system of nerves in the skin and mucous membranes that react to adjacent injury by causing vasodilation. Origin: noci-+ L. Fendo (only in compounds), to strike, ward off (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nocifensor

nocently
nocents
nochel
nochelled
nochels
noci-
noci-influence
nociceptin
nociceptins
nociception
nociceptive
nociceptive reflex
nociceptor
nociceptors
nocifensive
nocifensor (current term)
nocifensor reflex
nocino
nocioception
nociperception
nock
nocked
nocket
nockets
nocking
nocks
nocodazole
nocosomial
noct-
noctalbuminuria

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