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innervation

 [in″er-va´shun]
1. the distribution or supply of nerves to a part.
2. the supply of nervous energy or of nerve stimulation sent to a part.

in·ner·va·tion

(in'ĕr-vā'shŭn), Avoid confusing the terms innervate and innervation with enervate and enervation.
The supply of nerve fibers functionally connected with a part.
[L. in, in, + nervus, nerve]

innervation

/in·ner·va·tion/ (in″er-va´shun)
1. the distribution or supply of nerves to a part.
2. the supply of nervous energy or of nerve stimulation sent to a part.inner´vatory

innervation

[in′ərvā′shən]
Etymology: L, in, within, nervus, nerve
the distribution or supply of nerve fibers or nerve impulses to a body part. innervate, v.

in·ner·va·tion

(in'ĕr-vā'shŭn)
The supply of motor and sensory nerve fibers functionally connected with an organ or region.

innervation

1. The supply or distribution of nerve fibres to any part of the body.
2. The provision of nerve stimuli to a muscle, gland or other nerve.

innervation

supply of nerve fibres to a body part

innervation (i·nr·vāˑ·shn),

n the process of distributing or supplying nerves to a specific region of the body.

in·ner·va·tion

(in'ĕr-vā'shŭn)
Supply of nerve fibers functionally connected with a part.

innervation (in´urvā´shən),

n the distribution or supply of nerves to a part.
innervation, reciprocal,
n the simultaneous excitation of one muscle with the inhibition of its antagonist. Rhythmic chewing is achieved efficiently when the masticatory muscles are reciprocally innervated, permitting alternate elevation and depression of the mandible in a smooth, coordinated sequence of actions.

innervation

1. the distribution or supply of nerves to a part.
2. the supply of nervous energy or of nerve stimulation sent to a part.

reciprocal innervation
the innervation of antagonistic muscles such that when one muscle is excited its antagonist is inhibited.
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Translating current knowledge into a posterior innervation approach will also be challenging without the aid of further cadaveric study.
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At this point the motor nerve to the long head of the triceps is identified and coapted to the anterior branch of the axillary nerve restoring innervation to the deltoid muscle.
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The following conclusions were drawn: a) discriminant analysis confirms the androgen-dependence of both neuroendocrine cells and NPY-VIP innervation during the postnatal development of the rat prostate; b) periglandular innervation has more relevance than interglandular innervation in classifying the rats in age groups; and c) peptidergic nerves from ventral, ampullar and periductal regions were more age-dependent than nerves from the dorso-lateral region.
The parasympathetic innervation modulating the micturition reflex utilizes acetylcholine for impulse transmission.
Adrenergic innervation of rat sensory ganglia following proximal or distal painful sciatic neuropathy: distinct mechanisms revealed by anti-NGF treatment.
The distribution of T2 abnormalities in cyclosporin-induced PRES is thought to be related to the sparse sympathetic innervation in the posterior circulation.
There is an excellent review of cutaneous innervation of the face, with illustrations on specific nerve blocks of the various branches of the trigeminal and cervical plexus.
The deep inferior epigastric perforator (DIEP) flap can potentially reestablish sensory innervation in oral cavity reconstruction, and the thoracodorsal artery perforator (TDAP) flap can be combined with vascularized scapular bone to create a composite osteocutaneous flap.