orexis

noun
orex·​is | \ ȯr-ˈek-səs How to pronounce orexis (audio) \

Medical Definition of orexis

: the feeling and striving aspect of the mind or of an act as contrasted with the intellectual aspect

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“Orexis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/orexis. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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