mo·​to·​ri·​um mō-ˈtōr-ē-əm How to pronounce motorium (audio)
plural motoria -ē-ə How to pronounce motorium (audio)
: 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
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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