ideomotor

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

Definition of ideomotor

: not reflex but motivated by an idea
  • ideomotor muscular activity

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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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