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 for innervation
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Innervation \In`ner*va"tion\, n. [Cf. F. innervation.]
     1. The act of innerving or stimulating.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Physiol.) Special activity excited in any part of the
        nervous system or in any organ of sense or motion; the
        nervous influence necessary for the maintenance of life,
        and the functions of the various organs.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. (Anat.) The distribution of nerves in an animal, or to any
        of its parts.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  innervation
      n 1: the neural or electrical arousal of an organ or muscle or
           gland [syn: excitation, innervation, irritation]
      2: the distribution of nerve fibers to an organ or body region

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