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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

(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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Thus all the sections were correlated and their pathways were identified from top slide to the emergence of nerve and then the correlation of composite fascicles in slides of branch nerves NI2, NI3, NI4 and NI5 innervating iliacus /iliopsoas muscles was also done in slides B2 15-1, B3 14-1, B4 15-1 and B5 15-1 in nerves to iliacus.
Not only sensory nociceptive fibers in the walls of intra and extra cerebral vessels but also trigeminal perivascular sensory nerves innervating cerebral blood vessels play a key role in the generation and conduction of headache pain signals (13).
Caption: Figure 5: Diagrammatic representation of the nerves innervating the female breast and axilla.
In order to examine the Htr2a and Htr7 gene expression in MNs innervating selected hindlimb and tail muscles, we performed experiments on 29 WAG female rats, in which specific motoneuron pools were labeled by injection of retrograde tracer molecules into a target muscle.
This is the first study found that describes the DSN as only innervating the LS and no mention was made of what was providing innervation to the rhomboids in these cases.
Consequently, an action potential emerges in the afferent nerve innervating this vessel.
Changes in the synaptic coverage and in the ratio of PV-positive boutons innervating CA1 pyramidal cell AISs were not significant in epileptic tissue [18].
Our results do not show the exact number of neurons innervating single FSCs, however, we were able to determine that 40% of all labelled neurons in this study that innervated FSCs were in fact club-like endings.
The pattern was fairly consistent with the exception of the branch innervating the long head of the biceps femoris muscle, which differed for one of the samples.
In stage C larvae, what were earlier continuous serotonergic axons with varicosities innervating the velar lobes now appeared as fragmented vesicular remnants of immunoreactive material, as opposed to the serotonergic axons innervating the foot, which were intact (Fig.
The human mandibular canal arises from three separate canals innervating different tooth groups.
The trochlear nuclei in the lower midbrain and abducens nuclei in the pons are the origins of the 4th and 6th cranial nerves innervating, respectively, the superior oblique (SO) and lateral rectus (LR) muscles.