Definition of Reinnervation

1. Noun. the action of reinnervating ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reinnervation

1. innervation [n -S] - See also: innervation

Medical Definition of Reinnervation

1. Restoration of nerve control of a paralysed muscle or other effector organ by means of regrowth of nerve fibres, either spontaneously or after anastomosis. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reinnervation

reinjured
reinjures
reinjuries
reinjuring
reinjury
reink
reinkable
reinked
reinking
reinks
reinless
reinnervate
reinnervated
reinnervates
reinnervating
reinnervation (current term)
reinnervations
reinoclating
reinoculate
reinoculated
reinoculates
reinoculating
reinoculation
reinoculations
reinput
reins
reinscribe
reinscribed
reinscribes
reinscribing

Literary usage of Reinnervation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"The striatal dopaminergic input was extensively destroyed beforehand to preclude the possibility of reinnervation of the striatum by endogenous dopaminergic ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1903)
"... effects are still lingering—is equivalent to a partial reinnervation of the same co-ordinated group of muscles which again deepens the existing trace. ..."

3. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"... effects are still lingering—is equivalent to a partial reinnervation of the same coordinated group of muscles, which again deepens the existing trace. ..."

4. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"... which in the case of an action just performed—one whose neural effects are still lingering—is equivalent to a partial reinnervation of the same ..."

5. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"... effects are still lingering—is equivalent to a partial reinnervation of the same coordinated group of muscles, which again deepens the existing trace. ..."

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