Definition of pain threshold in English:

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pain threshold

noun

The point beyond which a stimulus causes pain.
Example sentences
  • The pressure pain threshold was higher after dronabinol treatment than after placebo treatment.
  • Cold increases the pain threshold, the viscosity, and the plastic deformation of tissues but decreases motor performance.
  • Elevating the pain threshold is extremely important in training a sprinter.

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