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denervate

[dē′nər‚vāt]
(medicine)
To interfere with or cut off the nerve supply to a part of the body, or to remove a nerve; may occur by excision, drugs, or a disease process.
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Therefore, exogenous iv supplementation of NE to denervated SHR appeared to produce similar renal functional responses to the endogenous one released by an intact renal innervation.
The adaptive response of transforming growth factor-b2 and -bRII in the overloaded, regenerating and denervated muscles of rats.
The electrophysiological data (correlated to clinical data) have been considered by Bain in evaluating appropriateness "sensitive protection of denervated muscle", which provide interesting treatment prospects.
Xavier F, Magalhaes AMF, Gontijo JAR (2000) Effect of inhibition of nitric oxide synthase on blood pressure and renal sodium handling in renal denervated rats.
The motor unit size increases because of reinnervation of adjacent denervated muscle fibers.
Experimental evidence suggests that fast-twitch muscle fibers remained functionally denervated longer than slow-twitch fibers.
Expression pattern of troponin I and distinct alternatively spliced developmental isoforms of troponin T in vitro and in neonatally denervated rat skeletal muscles.
He told me of a pharyngectomy operation he had devised to excise the denervated mucosa.
Heatprovoked skin vasodilatation in innervated and denervated trunk dermatomes in human spinal cord injury.
The resting muscle should be electrically silent, but if it is denervated, it will show fibrillation potentials and sharp waves 2 to 3 weeks after an injury.