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de·ner·vate

(dē-nĕr'vāt),
To cause denervation.
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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.
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de·ner·vate

(dē'nĕr-vāt)
To cause loss of neural supply.
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They also discovered that denervating a regenerating limb before this transition prevents dll from turning on, whereas later denervation does not turn off the gene.
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