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deafferentation


deafferentation

noun de·af·fer·en·ta·tion \ˌdē-ˌaf-ə-ˌren-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of DEAFFERENTATION

:  the freeing of a motor nerve from sensory components by severing the dorsal root central to the dorsal ganglion
March 05, 2015
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