Comparative Physiology of Nociception and Pain.


The study of diverse animal groups allows us to discern the evolution of the neurobiology of nociception. Nociception functions as an important alarm system alerting the individual to potential and actual tissue damage. All animals possess nociceptors, and, in some animal groups, it has been demonstrated that there are consistent physiological mechanisms… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/physiol.00022.2017


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