denervation(redirected from denervation atrophy)
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tr.v. de·ner·vat·ed, de·ner·vat·ing, de·ner·vates
To deprive (an organ or body part) of a nerve supply, as by surgically removing or cutting a nerve or by blocking a nerve connection with drugs.
A surgical method of cutting or removing the nerve supply to an organ.