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deafferentation

deafferentation in Medicine

deafferentation de·af·fer·en·ta·tion (dē-āf'ər-ən-tā'shən)
n.
The elimination or interruption of sensory nerve impulses by destroying or injuring the sensory nerve fibers.

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