ideomotor

adjective
ideo·mo·tor | \ ˌī-dē-ə-ˈmō-tər , ˌi- \

Definition of ideomotor 

: not reflex but motivated by an idea ideomotor muscular activity

First Known Use of ideomotor

1854, in the meaning defined above

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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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