excitor

noun
ex·​ci·​tor | \ ik-ˈsī-tər How to pronounce excitor (audio) \

Definition of excitor

: an afferent nerve arousing increased action of the part that it supplies

First Known Use of excitor

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Excitor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/excitor. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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excitor

noun
ex·​ci·​tor | \ -ˈsīt-ər How to pronounce excitor (audio) \

Medical Definition of excitor

: an afferent nerve arousing increased action of the part that it supplies

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