verb. stimulate to action.
verb. supply nerves to (some organ or body part).
Example sentences of the word innervate
1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
The three branches of CN V on each side of the face and the areas they innervate are:
2. Verb, base form
The median nerve runs down through your forearm and into your hand to innervate the muscles of your palm and fingers.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Nerves of this area also innervate and help control the diaphragm, deltoids, biceps, triceps, hands and wrist extenders.