Definition of denervation in US English:

denervation

noun

Medicine
  • See denervate

    • ‘Shoulder denervation and subsequent loss of shoulder joint range, strength, and sensory awareness results in markedly decreased ability to freely move the shoulders and upper extremities.’
    • ‘Electrophysiological examination showed evidence of chronic partial denervation and reinnervation only in the upper limb segments.’
    • ‘Muscles biopsies also showed scattered atrophy consistent with the process of denervation.’
    • ‘A muscle biopsy confirmed neuropathic changes in a pattern consistent with denervation.’
    • ‘For cases where the etiology cannot be determined, ilio-inguinal nerve block or microsurgical denervation may relieve the pain.’

Pronunciation

denervation

/ˌdēnərˈvāSHən/