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nocifensor (adjective) (not comparable)
Referring to a name for a system of nerves in the skin and mucous membranes: The nocifensor nerve fibers are cutaneous and are concerned with local defense and protect tissues against injury.
This entry is located in the following units: noci-, noc- + (page 1) -or; -our (primarily British) (page 9)