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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reinnervate.


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  • A small patch of this muscle ends up serving as a biopotential amplifier for the nerve stump, such that gross EMG signals from the newly reinnervated muscle patch can be used as myoelectric signals.

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  • They found that new axons reinnervated the nucleus gracilis, and boosting the amount of NT-3 increased reinnervation -- to 27% of the innervation present in intact regions.

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  • It is possible that some of these denervated muscle fibres may become reinnervated by sprouts from neighbouring motor neurons, producing a continuous "remodelling" process of the post-polio motor units.

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