- The point at which a person becomes aware of pain.
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Pain threshold — The term pain threshold refers to the maximum intensity or duration of a sensory stimulus at which the body shuts down. In scientific literature the term is clearly differentiated from the term pain tolerance. Pain threshold is the minimum… … Wikipedia
pain threshold — threshold of suffering; point at which it is difficult to stand pain … English contemporary dictionary
pain threshold — noun the lowest intensity of stimulation at which pain is experienced some people have much higher pain thresholds than do other people • Hypernyms: ↑absolute threshold … Useful english dictionary
pain threshold — /ˈpeɪn θrɛʃhoʊld/ (say payn threshhohld) noun the lowest limit of perceiving the sensation of pain … Australian English dictionary
pain threshold — noun The minimum intensity or duration of a sensory stimulus applied to a living being at which it becomes considered painful … Wiktionary
pain threshold of hearing — skausminis girdos slenkstis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. pain threshold of hearing; upper threshold of hearing vok. obere Hörschwelle, f; Schmerzschwelle, f rus. болевой предел слышимости, m; порог болевого ощущения, m pranc. seuil … Fizikos terminų žodynas
low pain threshold — high sensitivity to pain, inability to suffer pain … English contemporary dictionary
high pain threshold — ability to withstand a high level of pain … English contemporary dictionary
Pain tolerance — is the amount of pain that a person can withstand before breaking down emotionally and/or physically. Exposure to pain as tolerance booster It is widely believed that exposing yourself to painful stimuli will increase your pain tolerance i.e.… … Wikipedia
Threshold of pain — The threshold of pain is the point at which pain begins to be felt. It is an entirely subjective phenomenon. The intensity at which a stimulus (e.g., heat, pressure) begins to evoke pain is the threshold intensity. So, if a hotplate on a… … Wikipedia