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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.
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innervate

(ˈɪnɜːˌveɪt)
vb (tr)
1. (Physiology) to supply nerves to (a bodily organ or part)
2. (Physiology) to stimulate (a bodily organ or part) with nerve impulses
ˌinnerˈvation n
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in•ner•vate

(ɪˈnɜr veɪt, ˈɪn ərˌveɪt)

v.t. -vat•ed, -vat•ing.
to furnish with nerves; grow nerves into.
in`ner•va′tion, n.
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innervate

, enervate - Innervate means "to stimulate or give nervous energy," the opposite of enervate.
See also related terms for stimulate.
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innervate


Past participle: innervated
Gerund: innervating

Imperative
innervate
innervate
Present
I innervate
you innervate
he/she/it innervates
we innervate
you innervate
they innervate
Preterite
I innervated
you innervated
he/she/it innervated
we innervated
you innervated
they innervated
Present Continuous
I am innervating
you are innervating
he/she/it is innervating
we are innervating
you are innervating
they are innervating
Present Perfect
I have innervated
you have innervated
he/she/it has innervated
we have innervated
you have innervated
they have innervated
Past Continuous
I was innervating
you were innervating
he/she/it was innervating
we were innervating
you were innervating
they were innervating
Past Perfect
I had innervated
you had innervated
he/she/it had innervated
we had innervated
you had innervated
they had innervated
Future
I will innervate
you will innervate
he/she/it will innervate
we will innervate
you will innervate
they will innervate
Future Perfect
I will have innervated
you will have innervated
he/she/it will have innervated
we will have innervated
you will have innervated
they will have innervated
Future Continuous
I will be innervating
you will be innervating
he/she/it will be innervating
we will be innervating
you will be innervating
they will be innervating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been innervating
you have been innervating
he/she/it has been innervating
we have been innervating
you have been innervating
they have been innervating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been innervating
you will have been innervating
he/she/it will have been innervating
we will have been innervating
you will have been innervating
they will have been innervating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been innervating
you had been innervating
he/she/it had been innervating
we had been innervating
you had been innervating
they had been innervating
Conditional
I would innervate
you would innervate
he/she/it would innervate
we would innervate
you would innervate
they would innervate
Past Conditional
I would have innervated
you would have innervated
he/she/it would have innervated
we would have innervated
you would have innervated
they would have innervated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.innervate - supply nerves to (some organ or body part)
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.innervate - stimulate to action; "innervate a muscle or a nerve"
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms
stimulate, excite - act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
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Translations

innervate

v. inervar, estimular un área o parte con energía nerviosa.
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