sensorimotor
adjective Etymology: sensory + motor Date: 1855 of, relating to, or functioning in both sensory and motor aspects of bodily activity <
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  • sensorimotor — 1855, from comb. form of SENSORY (Cf. sensory) + MOTOR (Cf. motor) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sensorimotor — [sen΄sə rē mōt′ər] adj. [< SENSORY + MOTOR] 1. Physiol. of, pertaining to, or concerned with both the sensory and the motor impulses of an organism 2. Psychol. of or pertaining to motor responses initiated by sensory stimulation …   English World dictionary

  • sensorimotor — Both sensory and motor; denoting a mixed nerve with afferent and efferent fibers. SYN: sensomotor. * * * sen·so·ri·mo·tor .sen(t)s (ə )rē mōt ər adj of, relating to, or functioning in both sensory and motor aspects of bodily activity… …   Medical dictionary

  • sensorimotor — /sen seuh ree moh teuhr/, adj. 1. Psychol. of or pertaining to motor activity caused by sensory stimuli. Cf. ideomotor. 2. Physiol. both sensory and motor, as parts of the cerebral cortex. Also, sensomotor /sen seuh moh teuhr/. [1850 55; SENSORY… …   Universalium

  • sensorimotor — adjective Of or pertaining to both sensory and motor activity …   Wiktionary

  • sensorimotor — adj. pertaining to motor responses caused by sensory stimuli (Psychology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sensorimotor — [ˌsɛns(ə)rɪ məʊtə] adjective Physiology (of nerves or their actions) having or involving both sensory and motor functions or pathways …   English new terms dictionary

  • sensorimotor — sen·so·ri·motor …   English syllables

  • sensorimotor — sen•so•ri•mo•tor [[t]ˌsɛn sə riˈmoʊ tər[/t]] adj. 1) phl of, pertaining to, or having both sensory and motor functions, as certain areas of the brain 2) of or pertaining to motor activity caused by sensory stimuli • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • sensorimotor — /sɛnsəriˈmoʊtə/ (say sensuhree mohtuh) adjective 1. Physiology of or relating to sensation and motor activity. 2. Psychology of or relating to motor activity triggered by sensory stimuli. {sensor(y) + i 2 + motor} …   Australian English dictionary

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