de nervation

denervate

[dee-nur-veyt]
verb (used with object), denervated, denervating. Surgery.
to cut off the nerve supply from (an organ or body part) by surgery or anesthetic block.

Origin:
1900–05; de- + nerve + -ate1

denervation, noun
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denervate (ˈdɛnəˌveɪt)
 
vb
(tr) to deprive (a tissue or organ) of its nerve supply
 
dener'vation
 
n

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denervate de·ner·vate (dē-nŭr'vāt)
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.


de'ner·va'tion n.
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