nociceptive no·ci·cep·tive (nō'sĭ-sěp'tĭv)
Causing pain. Used of a stimulus.
Caused by or responding to a painful stimulus.
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.|