denervation
noun see denervate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dénervation — [ denɛrvasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1959; de dé et énerver ♦ Chir. Énervation (2o). ● dénervation nom féminin Disparition de l innervation normale d un nerf, d un muscle ou d un viscère …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • denervation — noun The removal or blocking of a nerve connection to tissue, such as by surgical or chemical means selective denervation of muscle See Also: nervation, renervation …   Wiktionary

  • denervation — Removal of nerve supply to a tissue, usually by cutting or crushing the axons …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • denervation — See denervate. * * * …   Universalium

  • denervation — Loss of nerve supply. * * * n. interruption of the nerve supply to the muscles and skin. The muscle is paralysed and its normal tone (elasticity) is lost. The muscle fibres shrink and are replaced by fat. A denervated area of skin loses all forms …   Medical dictionary

  • Denervation — De|ner|va|ti|on [...v...] die; , en <zu ↑de..., ↑nerval u. ↑...ation>: 1. Unterbrechung der nervlichen Versorgung der Muskeln, die Lähmungen u. Entartungsreaktionen zur Folge hat. 2. svw. ↑Denervierung; vgl. ↑...ation/...ierung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • denervation — de·ner·va·tion …   English syllables

  • denervation — n. interruption of the nerve supply to the muscles and skin. The muscle is paralysed and its normal tone (elasticity) is lost. The muscle fibres atrophy (shrink) and are replaced by fat. A denervated area of skin loses all forms of sensation and… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • denervation — ˌdēnərˈvāshən noun : the act of denervating or the state of being denervated …   Useful english dictionary

  • denervation supersensitivity — increased sensitivity of a part to minor stimuli when its nerve supply is damaged or has its nutrient supply disrupted …   Medical dictionary

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