Definition of Innervate

1. Verb. Supply nerves to (some organ or body part).

Generic synonyms: Furnish, Provide, Render, Supply
Derivative terms: Innervation



2. Verb. Stimulate to action. "Innervate a muscle or a nerve"
Category relationships: Physiology
Generic synonyms: Excite, Stimulate

Definition of Innervate

1. v. t. To supply with nerves; as, the heart is innervated by pneumogastric and sympathetic branches.

Definition of Innervate

1. Verb. To supply (part of the body) with nerves ¹

2. Verb. To stimulate a nerve (or other part of the body) into action ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Innervate

1. [v -VATED, -VATING, -VATES]

Medical Definition of Innervate

1. To supply with nerves; as, the heart is innervated by pneumogastric and sympathetic branches. See: Innerve. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Innervate

innerduces
innerducing
innerly
innermost intercostal muscle
innermostly
innermosts
innerness
innernesses
inners
innersole
innersoles
innerspring
innertube
innertubes
innervate (current term)
innervated
innervates
innervating
innervation
innervation apraxia
innervations
innerve
innerved
innerves
innerving
inneth
innew
innexin
innexins

Literary usage of Innervate

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Degenerations of the Motor Neuron Systems or of the Muscles They innervate If we think of the motor conduction path as the ..."

2. Handbook of Severe Disability: A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other edited by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers (2000)
"The thoracic nerve roots innervate the upper and lower intercostal, ... Lumbar nerve roots and the first sacral root innervate the muscles of the lower ..."

3. Contributions from the Bermuda Biological Station for Research by Bermuda Biological Station for Research (1916)
"Two lateral nerves from each buccal ganglion innervate the buccal mass. ... These generally give rise to three pairs of nerves which innervate the mantle. ..."

4. The Journal of Comparative Neurology by Denison University (1903)
"To specify more in detail, one cutaneous nerve fiber of each class will have to innervate 4X1-3 mm2,, or 5.2 mm2, of the dermal surface of the arm; ..."

5. The Nervous System of Vertebrates by John Black Johnston (1906)
"If in the lower fishes the head sympathetic is wanting there can scarcely be any sharp distinction drawn between the fibers which innervate smooth muscle ..."

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