ideomotor

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

Definition of ideomotor

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

Origin and Etymology of ideomotor

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1854


Medical Dictionary

ideomotor

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

Medical Definition of ideomotor

  1. 1:  not reflex but motivated by an idea <ideomotor muscular activity>

  2. 2:  of, relating to, or concerned with ideomotor activity <ideomotor theory>


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