In`ner*va"tion (?), n. [Cf. F. innervation.]

1.

The act of innerving or stimulating.

2. Physiol.

Special activity excited in any part of the nervous system or in any organ of sense or motion; the nervous influence necessary for the maintenance of life,and the functions of the various organs.

3. Anat.

The distribution of nerves in an animal, or to any of its parts.

 

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