Innervate Definition

ĭ-nûrvāt, ĭnər-
innervated, innervates, innervating
To supply (a part of the body) with nerves.
Webster's New World
To stimulate (a nerve, muscle, etc.) to movement or action.
Webster's New World

Origin of Innervate

  • from in (“in”) + nervus (“nerve”) recorded since circa 1374, from Medieval Latin , from Latin nervus (“sinew”) + the Latin perfect passive participle suffixes of first conjugation verbs -ātus, -āta, and -ātum.

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