Depressomotor
Depressomotor De*pres`so*mo"tor, a. (Med.) Depressing or diminishing the capacity for movement, as depressomotor nerves, which lower or inhibit muscular activity. -- n. Any agent that depresses the activity of the motor centers, as bromides, etc. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • depressomotor — [di pres′ō mōt΄ər] adj. slowing down or decreasing motor activity n. a depressomotor drug, etc …   English World dictionary

  • depressomotor — /di pres oh moh teuhr/, adj. Physiol., Med. causing a retardation of motor activity: depressomotor nerves. [DEPRESS + O + MOTOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • depressomotor — /dəˌprɛsoʊˈmoʊtə/ (say duh.presoh mohtuh) adjective Medicine, Physiology causing a retardation of motor activity: depressomotor nerves …   Australian English dictionary

  • depressomotor — /di pres oh moh teuhr/, adj. Physiol., Med. causing a retardation of motor activity: depressomotor nerves. [DEPRESS + O + MOTOR] …   Useful english dictionary

  • depressomotor — de·pres·so·mo·tor (de pres″o moґtər) 1. retarding or abating motion. 2. an agent which lessens or depresses motor activity …   Medical dictionary

  • de|pres|so|mo|tor — «dih PREHS oh MOH tuhr», adjective, noun. Physiology. –adj. retarding motor activity: »depressomotor nerves. –n. a depressomotor agent or drug. ╂[< depresso(r) + motor] …   Useful english dictionary

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