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Innervated

verb; derivation
To grow nerves into.
 
However, there is a growing body of evidence that indicates that nematocysts are innervated and responsive to signals received and transduced elsewhere, in other parts of the animal.
Etymology : Lat. in-‘prefix meaning ‘in’ ’ + nervus ‘sinew or tendon’ + -'ate ‘verb forming suffix'
Source : Canadian Journal of Zoology, an article citing jellyfish
Last modified: 10 June 2008


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