excitor

[ik-sahy-ter, -tawr]

Origin of excitor

First recorded in 1810–20; excite + -or2
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excitor

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