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Definition of Enervate

Enervate: 1. To remove part or all of a nerve, a procedure also called a neurectomy. 2. To lose nervous energy and feel sapped of energy.
From the Latin enervare (e-, out of + nervare from nervus, nerve) = out of nerve.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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