adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1878 of or relating to motor action directly proceeding from mental activity

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  • psychomotor — 1878, from PSYCHO (Cf. psycho ) + MOTOR (Cf. motor) …   Etymology dictionary

  • psychomotor — [sī΄kō mōt′ər] adj. 1. of the motor effects of mental processes 2. designating or of epilepsy with seizures characterized by complex behavioral phenomena …   English World dictionary

  • psychomotor — 1. Relating to the psychologic processes associated with muscular movement and to the production of voluntary movements. 2. Relating to the combination of psychic and motor events, including disturbances. [psycho + L. motor, mover] * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • psychomotor — /suy koh moh teuhr/, adj. of or pertaining to a response involving both motor and psychological components. [1875 80; PSYCHO + MOTOR] * * * …   Universalium

  • psychomotor — adjective Of or pertaining to the function of muscles under the control of the mind …   Wiktionary

  • psychomotor — saɪkəʊ məʊtÉ™(r) adj. caused by both mental and motor factors …   English contemporary dictionary

  • psychomotor — adjective relating to the origination of movement in conscious mental activity …   English new terms dictionary

  • psychomotor — psy·cho·motor …   English syllables

  • psychomotor — adj. relating to muscular and mental activity. The term is applied to disorders in which muscular activities are affected by cerebral disturbance …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • psychomotor — psy•cho•mo•tor [[t]ˌsaɪ koʊˈmoʊ tər[/t]] adj. psl pph of or pertaining to a response involving both the brain and motor activity • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

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