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Nociceptors

"Nociceptors" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Peripheral AFFERENT NEURONS which are sensitive to injuries or pain, usually caused by extreme thermal exposures, mechanical forces, or other noxious stimuli. Their cell bodies reside in the DORSAL ROOT GANGLIA. Their peripheral terminals (NERVE ENDINGS) innervate target tissues and transduce noxious stimuli via axons to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Nociceptors" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Nociceptors" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 204 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 15 publications in 2010
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