motorium

noun
mo·​to·​ri·​um | \ mō-ˈtōr-ē-əm How to pronounce motorium (audio) \
plural motoria\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce motorium (audio) \

Medical Definition of motorium

1 : the part of an organism and especially the part of its nervous system that is concerned with movement as distinguished from that concerned with sensation
2 : a differentiated cytoplasmic area in certain protozoans that acts as a coordinating center analogous to the brain of higher animals

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“Motorium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/motorium. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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