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de·ner·vate

(dē-nĕr'vāt),
To cause denervation.

denervate

(dē-nŭr′vāt′)
tr.v. dener·vated, dener·vating, dener·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.

de·ner·vate

(dē'nĕr-vāt)
To cause loss of neural supply.
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40,47,48,56,57) In these situations, the currently described technical approaches would likely be adequate to denervate these varied articular branches, if these branches exit through the obturator foramen and course over the teardrop silhouette described above (the junction of the pubis and ischium on an anteroposterior x-ray).
A popular way for discerning the role of the renal sympathetic nerves in the regulation of renal function and haemodynamics is to denervate one kidney (12,13).
The middle fossa approach to the anterosuperior surface of the petrous pyramid has been used by neurotologists to excise small acoustic neuromas, to denervate the vestibular labyrinth, and to decompress and repair the proximal intratemporal facial nerve.