nerve regeneration

the growth of new nerve tissue, which occurs at a very slow rate (1-2 mm per day) after a nerve has been severed and is often partially or totally incomplete. microsurgery has improved the results by facilitating primary repair in the immediate aftermath of injury. See also axonotmesis, neurotmesis.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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