ideomotor
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1867 not reflex but motivated by an idea <
ideomotor muscular activity
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  • ideomotor — ideomotór adj. m. (sil. de o ), pl. ideomotóri; f. sg. şi pl. ideomotoáre Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  IDEOMOTÓR, OÁRE adj. Psihomotor. ♢ Proces ideomotor = proces prin care toate reprezentările noastre se… …   Dicționar Român

  • ideomotor — |ô| adj. Que participa ao mesmo tempo da consciência e da motricidade …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • ideomotor — [id′ē ō΄mōt΄ər, id′ē əmōt΄ər; ī′dēō΄mōt΄ər, ī′dēə mōt΄ər] adj. [ IDEO + MOTOR] Psychol. designating or of an unconscious body movement made in response to an idea …   English World dictionary

  • ideomotor — Relating to ideomotion. SYN: ideokinetic. * * * ideo·mo·tor .īd ē ə mōt ər, .id adj 1) not reflex but motivated by an idea <ideomotor muscular activity> 2) of, relating to, or concerned with ideomotor activity <ideomotor theory> * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • ideomotor — |īdēə, |id + adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary ideo + motor 1. of movement or action : resulting from the impingement of ideas on the system : not reflex 2. : of, relating to, or concerned with ideomotor activity ideomotor… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ideomotor — adj. describing or relating to a motor action that is evoked by an idea. Ideomotor apraxia is the inability to translate the idea of a complex behaviour into action …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • ideomotor — ideomotion, n. /uy dee euh moh teuhr, id ee euh /, adj. Psychol. of or pertaining to involuntary motor activity caused by an idea. Cf. sensorimotor (def. 1). [1865 70; IDEO + MOTOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • ideomotor — adjective Of or pertaining to involuntary actions caused by subconscious thought …   Wiktionary

  • ideomotor — adj. of involuntary muscular activity caused by an idea (Psychology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ideomotor — ideo·motor …   English syllables

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