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innervate

(ĭ-nûr′vāt′, ĭn′ər-)
tr.v. inner·vated, inner·vating, inner·vates
1. To supply (an organ or a body part) with nerves.
2. To stimulate (a nerve, muscle, or body part) to action.

in′ner·va′tion n.
in′ner·va′tion·al (-vā′shə-nəl) adj.

innervate

[in′ərvāt]
Etymology: L, in + nervus
to supply a body part or organ with nerves or nervous stimuli.

innervate

(ĭn-nĕr′vāt) (ĭn′ĕr-vāt) [″ + nervus, nerve]
1. To send axons to synapse with another structure (as in, “a motor nerve innervates a muscle”).
2. To send axons to receive signals from a structure (as in, “a sensory nerve innervates the skin”).

innervate

  1. to supply nerves to (a bodily organ or part).
  2. to stimulate (a bodily organ or part) with nerve impulses.
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However, this is not reliable due to the variable innervation of this muscle.
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The fact that some motor units of different portions of the rectus abdominis muscle share the same innervation may obviate selectivity in rectus abdominis muscle recruitment, potentially explaining why some studies (for example, (Clark et al.
The workshop provides efficient combined training: Innervations exercises with Cardio Vascular ones, all distributed in a dynamic and complete training session (A.
This pocket-sized guide is divided into 16 chapters: the first 4 chapters outline the basics of orthopaedics, medical screening, patient examination and pain; the next 11 chapters highlight assessment and treatment protocols for specific anatomical regions of the body; and the final chapter charts individual muscles with their origins, insertions, actions and innervations, as well as provides a summary of special tests for each anatomical region.
During vergences, the innervations move the eyes in opposite directions; an innervation to initiate an ocular rotation of the right eye to the left (adduction, right MR) will be accompanied by an equal innervation to rotate the left eye to the right (adduction, left MR).