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ideomotor

adjective ideo·mo·tor \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
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ideomotor

adjective ideo·mo·tor \ˌīd-ē-ə-ˈmōt-ər, ˌid-\

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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