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[ ik-sahy-tuh-moh-ter ]
/ ɪkˌsaɪ təˈmoʊ tər /

adjective Physiology.

causing an increase of motor activity: excitomotor nerves.

Nearby words

exciter, exciter lamp, exciting, exciting eye, excito-, excitomotor, exciton, excitonics, excitor, excitor nerve, excitoreflex nerve
Also ex·ci·to·mo·tor·y [ik-sahy-tuh-moh-tuh-ree] /ɪkˌsaɪ təˈmoʊ tə ri/.

Origin of excitomotor

First recorded in 1830–40; excito- + motor Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for excitomotor


[ ĭk-sī′tō-mōtər ]


Causing or increasing the rapidity of motion.
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