reinnervation

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reinnervation re·in·ner·va·tion (rē'ĭn-ər-vā'shən)
n.
Restoration of nerve control of a paralyzed muscle or organ by means of the regrowth of nerve fibers, either spontaneously or after anastomosis.

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