Reinnervation is the restoration, either spontaneously or by surgical grafting, of nerve supply to a part of the body from which it has been lost.[1][2][3]

See also

  • Denervation
  • Neuroregeneration
  • Targeted reinnervation


  1. ^ The Williams Dictionary of Biomaterials. Liverpool University Press. 1999. p. 273. ISBN 978-0-85323-734-1.
  2. ^ Dawn Freshwater; Sian Masiln-Prothero (22 May 2013). Blackwell's Nursing Dictionary. John Wiley & Sons. p. 514. ISBN 978-1-118-69090-1.
  3. ^ Christopher G. Morris (1992). Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology. Gulf Professional Publishing. p. 1827. ISBN 978-0-12-200400-1.

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Principal fissures and lobes of the cerebrum viewed laterally. Principal lobes of the cerebrum viewed laterally. Figure 728 from Gray's Anatomy.

4 lines note sulci as follows

  • top center: Central sulcus
  • top right: Parieto-occipital sulcus
  • down left: Lateral sulcus
  • down right:Preoccipital notch