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Archive » 1993 » 3 » | Archive » Medical field » Fields » Physiology »

Warm, cold and pain perception

 
Abstract:

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Anatomy and physiology of nervous structures involved in temperature and pain perception, as well as single sensations, receptive structures and afferent nerve fibers are defined. Peripheral nerves and spinal cord contribution in these processes are briefly described, and the role of ascending tracts and cerebral cortex specified.

Authors:
Meh Duška, Denišlič Miro, Prevec S. Tine

Keywords:
temperature sense-physiology, pain, pain threshold

Cite as:
Med. Razgl. 1993; 32: 471–482.
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