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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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Dellon, "Wound healing in denervated tissue," Annals of Plastic Surgery, vol.
Investigation of soft-tissue stiffness alteration in denervated human tissue using an ultrasound indentation system.
Effects of vitamin E and electrical stimulation on the denervated rat gastrocnemius muscle malodialdehyde and glutathione levels.
Kuzon, "Specific force deficit in skeletal muscles of old rats is partially explained by the existence of denervated muscle fibers," The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, vol.
51) In addition, there could be a long-term risk of developing a Charcot arthropathy, given that denervated nerves and coagulated vessels supply the anteromedial capsule of the hip joint and underlying bone.
6,18,19] Muscle flaps, such as gracilis, covered by skin grafts are an alternative, but lack sensation; if the muscle flaps are innervated to preserve bulk, they may cause unwanted contraction; conversely, if they are denervated, they can atrophy over time.
The neuromuscular junction requires trophic support by the nerves and through mechanisms that are not fully understood degenerates when denervated.
These denervated upper anterior teeth is due to the damage to the anterior superior alveolar nerve when removing bone from the canine fossa region.
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.
Locomotor activity of denervated sole of the freshwater Lymnaea stagnalis.
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).