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Synonyms for endogenous

derived or originating internally

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Lack of endogenous pain inhibition during exercise in people with chronic whiplash associated disorders: An experimental study.
It has been suggested that heightened sensitivity to pain, also known as a low pain threshold, could be caused by dysfunction of peripheral or central pain processing, or dysfunction of opioid-mediated endogenous pain inhibitory systems.
Endogenous pain control mechanisms: review and hypothesis.
Laboratory studies consistently report lower pain threshold and tolerance among women and abundant nonhuman animal research indicates sex differences in nociceptive responses and endogenous pain modulation (BERKLEY, 1997; FILLINGIM; GEAR, 2004).
2005) affirm that the reduced pain perception in smokers is a result of a dysregulation in endogenous pain mechanisms.