Definition: 'Law Of Denervation'
law of denervationType: Term
1. when a structure is denervated, its irritability to certain chemical agents is increased; the greater sensitivity of the pupil to acetylcholine after section and degeneration of the third nerve, and of the nictitating membrane to adrenaline after excision of the superior cervical ganglion.
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