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in·ner·vate

 (ĭ-nûr′vāt′, ĭn′ər-)
tr.v. in·ner·vat·ed, in·ner·vat·ing, in·ner·vates
1. To supply (an organ or a body part) with nerves.
2. To stimulate (a nerve, muscle, or body part) to action.

in′ner·va′tion n.
in′ner·va′tion·al (-vā′shə-nəl) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.innervation - the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
arousal - a state of heightened physiological activity
2.innervation - the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region
dispersion, distribution - the spatial or geographic property of being scattered about over a range, area, or volume; "worldwide in distribution"; "the distribution of nerve fibers"; "in complementary distribution"
Translations

in·ner·va·tion

n. inervación.
1. acto de inervar;
2. distribución de nervios o de energía nerviosa en un órgano o área.
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The findings suggest that LMI 1195 yields a comparable estimate of cardiac sympathetic innervation as C11 HED.
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He described a severe pain sensation in the skin over the superficial peroneal nerve innervation during cutaneous sensory examination of his left foot with a soft cotton.
Updated, this edition has revised boxes on clinical applications, with classifications through icons; updated illustrations and labeling; new and updated medical imaging and integrated surface anatomy; an expanded chapter on basic concepts; and new sections on the enteric nervous system and its role in the innervation of the digestive system.
This study aimed to investigate the role of cholinergic innervation and autophagy in the etiopathology of BPH.
4) Abrams found variable innervation of the forearm mobile wad and extensor compartment muscles, but the most common pattern found was radial nerve innervation of the brachioradialis and extensor carpi radialis longus.
It provides motor innervation to the triceps and brachioradialis muscles and to the extensors of the posterior compartment of the forearm.
Later on, studies in PD patients subjected to intrastriatal grafts of human foetal ventral mesencephalic (hfVM) tissue have demonstrated that transplanted DA cells can not only survive in the host striatum, but also restore striatal DA release and innervation [4-6], as shown by increased [18F]6-fluoro-1-3,4-dihydroxyphenylalanine ([18F]DOPA) uptake.
The facial skin of many mammals possesses a dense sensory innervation in the mystacial pad, which contains vibrissal follicles arranged in regular rows.
Dissection will only cut the blood supply and its innervation without harming the cavernous nerves and creating a non-functioning organ.
1-6] While these grafts lack innervation, hair follicles and sweat glands, they are the most complete bioengineered skin grafts currently available to treat full-thickness skin defects resulting from acute and elective procedures.