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Definition: 'Reinnervation'

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reinnervation

Type: Term

Pronunciation: rē′inĕr-vā′shŭn

Definitions:
1. Reestablishment of neural control of a formerly paralyzed muscle or of other effector organ by means of proximal to distal regrowth of nerve fibers, or by sprouting from nearby intact nerve fibers (collateral sprouting).




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