Innervate meaning

ĭ-nûr'vāt', ĭn'ər-
To supply (an organ or a body part) with nerves.
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To stimulate (a nerve, muscle, or body part) to action.
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To supply (a part of the body) with nerves.
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To stimulate (a nerve, muscle, etc.) to movement or action.
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To supply an organ or a body part with nerves.
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To stimulate a nerve, muscle, or body part to action.
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To supply (part of the body) with nerves.
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To stimulate a nerve (other part of the body) into action.
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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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