nerving

noun

nerv·​ing ˈnər-viŋ How to pronounce nerving (audio)
: the removal of part of a nerve trunk in chronic inflammation in order to cure lameness (as of a horse) by destroying sensation in the parts supplied

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“Nerving.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nerving. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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