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Pain is a subjective and complex multidimensional sensory experience that usually occurs as a result of tissue trauma. It is generated after extensive neuronal signal processing within the brain following the activation of peripheral high-threshold sensory receptors (nociceptors), which send nerve...

Driessen, B.
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Clinical Techniques in Equine Practice, 2007, 6, 2, pp 120-125