excitor

[ ik-sahy-ter, -tawr ]
/ ɪkˈsaɪ tər, -tɔr /

noun

Physiology. a nerve whose stimulation excites greater action.
Archaic. an exciter.

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Origin of excitor

First recorded in 1810–20; excite + -or2
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British Dictionary definitions for excitor

excitor
/ (ɪkˈsaɪtə) /

noun

a nerve that, when stimulated, causes increased activity in the organ or part it supplies
a variant spelling of exciter
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