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Flashcards - Understanding Pain & Pain Management for Nurses

Flashcards - Understanding Pain & Pain Management for Nurses
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endorphins
Endorphins are endogenous opioid neuropeptides in humans and other animals
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congenital analgesia
Congenital insensitivity to pain , also known as congenital analgesia, is one or more rare conditions in which a person cannot feel physical pain
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hypothalamus
The hypothalamus is a portion of the brain that contains a number of small nuclei with a variety of functions
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hypothalamus
The hypothalamus is a portion of the brain that contains a number of small nuclei with a variety of functions
congenital analgesia
Congenital insensitivity to pain , also known as congenital analgesia, is one or more rare conditions in which a person cannot feel physical pain
endorphins
Endorphins are endogenous opioid neuropeptides in humans and other animals
thalamus
The thalamus is a midline symmetrical structure of two halves, within the vertebrate brain, situated between the cerebral cortex and the midbrain
Myelin
Myelin is a fatty white substance that surrounds the axon of some nerve cells, forming an electrically insulating layer
stoic
Stoicism is a school of Hellenistic philosophy founded in Athens by Zeno of Citium in the early 3rd century BC

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