Excito-motion
Excito-motion Ex*ci`to-mo"tion, n. (Physiol.) Motion excited by reflex nerves. See {Excito-motory}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Excito-motory — Ex*ci to mo to*ry, a. (Physiol.) Exciting motion; said of that portion of the nervous system concerned in reflex actions, by which impressions are transmitted to a nerve center and then reflected back so as to produce muscular contraction without …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Incito-motor — In*ci to mo tor, a. [L. incitus incited + E. motor.] (Physiol.) Inciting to motion; applied to that action which, in the case of muscular motion, commences in the nerve centers, and excites the muscles to contraction. Opposed to {excito motor}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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