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pilomotor

/ (ˌpaɪləʊˈməʊtə) /
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adjective

physiol causing movement of hairspilomotor nerves

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Medical definitions for pilomotor

pilomotor
[ pī′lə-mōtər ]

adj.

Moving the hair. Used of the erector muscles of hairs in the skin and the postganglionic sympathetic nerve fibers that innervate them.
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