ideomotor


ideo·mo·tor

adjective \ˌī-dē-ə-ˈmō-tər, ˌi-\

Definition of IDEOMOTOR

:  not reflex but motivated by an idea <ideomotor muscular activity>

Origin of IDEOMOTOR

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1867

ideo·mo·tor

adjective \ˌīd-ē-ə-ˈmōt-ər, ˌid-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of IDEOMOTOR

1
: not reflex but motivated by an idea <ideomotor muscular activity>
2
: of, relating to, or concerned with ideomotor activity <ideomotor theory>

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