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Synonyms for innervation

the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or gland

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the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region

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Knowing the frequency of involvement of various distant primary sites that share sensory innervation with the ear will help the attending physician to prioritize his examination.
As associated findings, hyperplastic enhanced ipsilateral choroid plexus and an overlying parietooccipital subcutaneous lipoma in the innervation field of ophthalmic nerve, were found (Figure 3).
To investigate the differential innervation of secretory coils and ducts, full-thickness skins were costained for nerve fiber markers protein gene product 9.5 (PGP 9.5), tyrosine hydroxylase (TH) and vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP), and eccrine sweat gland markers by combining standard IF with tyramide signal amplification (IF-TSA).
Understanding cervical plexus anatomy, innervation of the clavicle and innervation of the skin over the surgical site is important to establish a regional anesthesia method for clavicular surgery.
The cutaneous innervation of the shoulder is supplied by the superficial cervical plexus (C1-C4).
The spinal accessory nerve (SAN) is unique in that it shares its innervation from both the medulla and the spinal cord.
Nuclear imaging is also useful for the assessment of cardiac sympathetic innervation, by visualizing and measuring the uptake and storage of radiolabeled neurotransmitters into the presynaptic nerve terminals [9].
Updated, this edition has revised boxes on clinical applications, with classifications through icons; updated illustrations and labeling; new and updated medical imaging and integrated surface anatomy; an expanded chapter on basic concepts; and new sections on the enteric nervous system and its role in the innervation of the digestive system.
Harlequin syndrome is caused by a unilateral blockage of the sympathetic innervation of the face which results in inability of the facial vasculature to dilate in response to normal stimuli.
Innervation of the parasympathetic component increases the secretomotor function, and innervation of the sensory component regulates the sensitivity of the nasal mucosa [4, 9].
A thorough review analyzing current literature on three topics was conducted: (1) histological evidence for a potential nociceptive innervation of the LF, (2) morphological differences of the LF between low back pain patients and healthy subjects, and (3) nociceptive and nociception-related responses of the LF to experimental irritation.
However, innervation of new regenerated HCs still needs to be determined in all kinds of hearing loss.