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Meaning of INNERVATION

Pronunciation:  `inur'veyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region
  2. [n]  the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland
 

INNERVATION is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: excitation, irritation
 
 See Also: arousal, dispersion, distribution

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`ner*va"tion\, n. [Cf. F. innervation.]
1. The act of innerving or stimulating.

2. (Physiol.) Special activity excited in any part of the
   nervous system or in any organ of sense or motion; the
   nervous influence necessary for the maintenance of
   life,and the functions of the various organs.

3. (Anat.) The distribution of nerves in an animal, or to any
   of its parts.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Nerve supply.
 

 

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