Definición de counterirritant en inglés:

counterirritant

Silabificación: coun·ter·ir·ri·tant
Pronunciación: /ˌkountərˈiritənt
 
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sustantivo

  • Something such as heat or an ointment that is used to produce surface irritation of the skin, thereby counteracting underlying pain or discomfort.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Distraction could be provided by rubbing the patient with counterirritants such as stinging nettles.
    • It is one of the most commonly used counterirritants for temporary relief of pain.
    • Most other pain creams contain counterirritants which bring about a mild to extreme burning sensation which distracts the mind from the pain temporarily.

Derivativos

counterirritation

Pronunciación: /-ˌiriˈtāSHən/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Sterile-water injection causes a burning sensation that is much more painful than saline injection and is thought to relieve labor pain by counterirritation.
  • This principle of counterirritation has been recognized for hundreds of years, and it still works.
  • Studies done in the 1940s showed that the use of noxious stimuli or counterirritation could produce significant analgesic effects.

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