innervation

noun
in·​ner·​va·​tion | \ ˌin-(ˌ)ər-ˈvā-shən, in-ˌər- How to pronounce innervation (audio) \

Medical Definition of innervation

1 : 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
2 : the distribution of nerves to or in a part

Other Words from innervation

innervational \ -​shnəl, -​shən-​ᵊl How to pronounce innervation (audio) \ adjective

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“Innervation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/innervation. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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