in·​ner·​va·​tion ˌin-(ˌ)ər-ˈvā-shən, in-ˌər- How to pronounce innervation (audio)
: the process of innervating or the state of being innervated
especially : the nervous excitation necessary for the maintenance of the life and functions of the various organs
: the distribution of nerves to or in a part
innervational adjective

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“Innervation.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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