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denervated

[dēnur′vātid]
Etymology: L, de + nervus, nerve
having a nerve impulse route interrupted, as by excision or administration of a drug that blocks the pathway. The result is decreased or no transmission of impulses through this pathway.

denervated

Neurology Nervelessness; loss of neural connections. See Chemical denervation.
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The use of P/D and P/N graphs was of great importance to evaluate the changes in salt and water excretion from denervated kidneys subjected to the action of a vasoconstricting substance which could contribute to an elevated MAP.
Satellite cells on isolated myofibre from normal and denervated adult rat muscle.
20) For example, flaps are partially denervated as they are moved, thus poor pain sensation of the site does not accurately predict the likelihood of flap survival.
As described earlier, the right forelimb did not influence this measurement because it was denervated.
64), in a case report, describe the surgical procedure of sciatic nerve repair using so-called "sensitive protection of denervated muscle" (transfer of the saphenous nerve partly in front of the anterior tibial muscle and partly in front of the gastrocnemic muscle).
peripheral nerve injuries have specific patterns with autonomic changes, such as anhydrosis of the same area and weakness of denervated muscles
If a muscle is denervated, healthy motor nerves and their axons may later reinnervate the muscle.
Furthermore, the signal changes seen in denervated muscle depend on the time course of the underlying pathology.
By the mid-1960s, considerable information had been obtained on many aspects of heart transplantation, such as the development of an uncomplicated surgical technique, preservation of the myocardium during interruption of coronary blood flow, adequate function of the anatomically denervated transplanted heart postoperatively, and the diagnosis and treatment of acute rejection.
The patient with urinary obstruction may not complain of typical renal colic as the transplant kidney is denervated.