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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of innervate.

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Examples

  • What happens when a stimulus prompts the organism to respond in a given way, is that some sensory nerve, whether of taste or touch or sound, sight, smell, or muscular sensitivity, receives a stimulus which passes through the spinal cord to a motor nerve through which some muscle is "innervated" and a response made.

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  • The somnambulism of the left, having won something but not so much that it appears to have upset business as usual, is innervated further by dire predictions of losing even what has been accomplished.

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  • That bar was placed improperly and was allowed to grate against the live, nerve innervated bone of my chin, for over a year before I was able to get a reconstruction of my jaw done at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, WV.

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  • Like its classmates in the six-figure mega-sedan category, the new Audi A8L is a smart and powerful machine, a metallic being innervated by staggering amounts of computer coding.

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  • • The extent to which the reader is drawn into the story and the lives of its characters; the degree to which emotions are stirred, and the imagination filled and innervated

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  • Meanwhile, at the center of children's little pulsing innervated kernels is the phylogenetic imperative encoded in their DNA to grow, to expand, to self-organize, to learn, to exercise the autonomy that defines them as organisms.

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  • Her muscles aren't all innervated yet by the nerves.

    CNN Transcript May 5, 2009

  • What we're seeing here is sort of a static image in time of someone who still has a lot of swelling and also has a face that hasn't quite innervated yet, meaning the muscles aren't activating.

    CNN Transcript May 5, 2009

  • So what we're seeing here is sort of a static image in time of someone who still has a lot of swelling and also has a face that hasn't quite innervated yet, meaning the muscles aren't activating.

    CNN Transcript May 5, 2009

  • The intact cells are innervated by means of 3D stimulation electrodes that rest against the retina like small studs.

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