A loss of the sensory input from a portion of the body, usually caused by interruption of the peripheral sensory fibers. [L. de, from, + afferent]

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de·af·fer·en·ta·tion .dēə'tā-shən n the freeing of a motor nerve from sensory components by severing the dorsal root central to the dorsal ganglion

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de·af·fer·en·ta·tion (de-af″ər-ən-taґshən) the elimination or interruption of afferent nerve impulses, as by destruction of the afferent pathway.

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