Absence of pain in response to stimulation which would normally be painful.
As with allodynia, the stimulus is defined by its usual subjective effects.
See also: allodynia
Reference: International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP). Pain terminology. Internet. Accessed November 10, 2010. Available at http://www.iasp-pain.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Pain_Definitions&Template=/CM/HTMLDisplay.cfm&ContentID=1728#Neuropathic.